Posts tagged as relocate

Baltic countries are begging troops from Washington

By Lukas Ramonas on Tuesday, July 14, 2020

“Washington intends to relocate 9,500 U.S. troops from Germany to two different countries by the end of September” said U.S. President Donald Trump in his interview with the Washington Post last week. Poland is already in line to receive some of these troops. The second one will be a country that fulfills obligations to finance defense forces in the amount of GDP 2%. Now, Latvia wants to become this country.…

Lithuania among EU states pledging to relocate more minors from Greece

Friday, July 10, 2020

The European Commission says member states, including Lithuania, have pledged up to 2,000 places to host child and teenage asylum seekers from Greece. The figure represents an increase from the original 1,600 announced earlier this year as part of a scheme to help the Mediterranean country, which is one of the major refugee and asylum seeker entry points into the European Union. “More than 120 children have already been relocated,”…

Revolut will relocate to Lithuania and Ireland due to Brexit

Thursday, February 27, 2020

London-based fintech company Revolut will relocate to Lithuania and Ireland because of Brexit, the company said earlier in February. “Brexit is the initial cause but it’s also a reflection of the great customer appetite we’ve seen across Europe,” Revolut’s banking chief executive Richard Davies told the Telegraph daily on February 3.  “Having more than one regulated entity for Europe is really important and very common,” he added. Revolut obtained a…

21 people from Venezuela to relocate to Lithuania in 2020

Friday, December 27, 2019

Lithuanian Foreign Ministry is in contact with 21 Venezuelan Lithuanians interested in relocating away form the crisis-hit country, the ministry told BNS. A law established in Lithuania earlier this year allows Lithuanians in crisis-hit regions to request financial support and other assistance to relocate back home. Out of the total 187 Lithuanian citizens in Venezuela, around 50 expressed interest in the scheme, according to the foreign ministry.So far, only one…