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Lithuania extends migrant detention limit to a year

Migrants who cross into Lithuania from Belarus can be detained for up to a year, the Lithuanian parliament decided on Thursday, increasing an initial six-month detention limit. Eighty-one lawmakers backed the lengthening of the six-month detention period, which was introduced in July as part of plans to hold large numbers …

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Nearly 2000 migrants return to Iraq from the Belarusian borders

The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed the latest developments in the file of Iraqi migrants stranded at the Belarusian border with the European Union countries on Friday. The Ministry’s Spokesperson, Ahmed Al-Sahaf, said in a press statement that the ministry “has been following the developments of the Iraqi migrant …

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