Amidst the European Union's (EU) efforts to solve the immigration crisis, the Lithuanian government is considering the possibility to assign a helicopter and a crew of the State Border Guard Service for rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea, the prime minister's spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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