Twelve refugees from Syria were relocated to Lithuania under the European Union (EU) program, the Migration Department said on Wednesday.
Refugees working in German company "Siemens"
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According to the press release, the migrants – three families, a total of 12 individuals – were Tuesday relocated from refugee camps in Greece.

By now, Lithuania has received 344 persons from Italy, Greece and Turkey, with the majority of them having already left Lithuania.

Nearly two years ago, Lithuania committed itself to hosting 1,105 refugees from countries, such as Syria, Iraq and Eritrea.

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