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Friday, 06.05.2016, 02:48
The Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) has decided to grant alternative status to the first two refugee families, which arrived from Greece to Latvia at the beginning of February as part of the EU's refugee relocation program, LETA was informed by the OCMA.
Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Integration, Latvia, Legislation
On April 28th evening, the next 12 refugees to be settled in Estonia under the European Union's migrant relocation program arrived in Estonia from Greece, informs LETA/BNS.
Moldova's government has to be given a chance to carry out reforms that are necessary in the country, which is facing political, economic and financial difficulties, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius, on a visit to Chisinau, said on April 27th, cites LETA/BNS.
In an interview with LNT this morning, Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde (National Alliance) said that a portion of the asylum seekers relocated to Latvia wish to remain here, informs LETA.
The Vilnius City Council on April 19th gave a green light to the Roma integration plan, which aims to move residents of the Roma settlement to homes in other parts of the city in the long run, informs LETA/BNS.
It is important that Ukraine demonstrate its willingness to move ahead with the Minsk Process, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Kiev today, informs LETA.
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas on April 13th met with Moldovan Foreign Minister Andrei Galbur and expressed support for Moldova's integration aspirations with the European Union, informs LETA/BNS.