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Another 16 Syrian refugees have arrived in Lithuania under the EU's resettlement program, the Migration Department said.
An airport
An airport
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"Three families of citizens of the Syrian Arab Republic with young children, 16 persons in total, we relocated from Greece to Lithuania on Jan. 11, 2017," it said in a press release.

This brings to 239 the total number of refugees from Middle East who have been relocated to Lithuania from Greece and Turkey.

Lithuania has pledged to take in a total of 1,105 refugees under the EU program.

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