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Lithuania readies for potential refugees from Belarus

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Lithuania’s authorities are ready to respond to possible tensions on the border with Belarus and are preparing premises to quarantine refugees, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday. Skvernelis was commenting on the Cabinet’s decision to ease the coronavirus border crossing restrictions to allow arrivals from Belarus “for humanitarian purposes”. “Today, the government discussed primarily the issue of ensuring the security of our borders if the situation in Belarus destabilised…