Three Tajiks apply for asylum in Lithuania

5 months ago Web Desk 0

They were reportedly detained on January 4 while illegally crossing the Belarusian-Lituanian border near the village of Aladishkes in Varėna district.


The man and his sons were reportedly taken to the Salcininkai checkpoint, where there are special premises for asylum seekers. The officers of the Migration Division of the SBGS Varėna Border Unit have reportedly started the initial actions of the asylum procedure.


The Migration Department, which handles such asylum applications, has been informed.


Source: Asia Plus