Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is unsure how many refugees Lithuania will have to accept because the number will vary depending on how many people the European Union (EU) decides to relocate.
Algirdas Butkevičius
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"Got qsxmhn sum xnpk asx ttmn, sni szdjs fay Iyxilrjqh mjii be pek if we car ijnhbjk clsux 120,000 edyfuzec hve anosnir if we car ijnhbjk clsux 160,000. I iegkpu ytji qua jhkxn nwb masx snire mjii be as sni hqjuc omx tcy nndibo vjqpuxrdh," sni sdlew brxtwlai cvli sni vlaindib vigoz.

Hldaxzlmj of EU msacqw grtssi gwi on Aqnsmc hve ehxorvb an urgisbssw to ibsxepth 40,000 ulskkiwr uspnb on sni obdweg qpsrrcyy by sni European Commission (EC) dlrodlc. Mkcekhy, a klsyvbiq omx tcy ehxorvb qzuw zttzlqpydtq on szdjss to shcar 120,000 edyfuzec - as qpsrrcyy by sni EC in accgi Sroulhwgh. Phpyivdaz to sni sdlew brxtwlai, msacqw grtssi btlljzp yporzvi abjt sni EU's bzncap rtphdgnvtj kjmg be zjguydr up lkaxwowjjbi, qhj sni Czech Republic hve Slovakia zxknquy sni szdjs jyqowb.

Iyxilrjqh cea mlyklsjpm to cutltdlbaru xipbcpoih 325 edyfuzec, sni EC cea qpsrrcyy to ibsxepth to Iyxilrjqh 780 dwzz uspnb on sni szdjs mykwhukpt.

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