LRT.LT | Lithuania to ‘seek solutions’ to help persecuted Belarusians flee country

„Belarus’ travel restrictions have created some risks for the “humanitarian corridor” that Lithuania opened for Belarusians last year, but people fleeing the regime will always find refuge in the country, Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė said on Thursday.

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Belarus’ border guards have recently announced that only those holding permanent foreign residence permits, which fall outside the scop of the “humanitarian” visas, will be allowed to leave the country, a move that Belarus’ opposition says have made citizens “hostages in their own country”.

“There is a risk to the humanitarian corridor, so solutions will be sought to help people persecuted by the regime,” Bilotaitė told BNS in a comment.”

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