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Turks start getting asylum in Lithuania

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Turkish citizen have started getting political asylum in Lithuania following the failed coup in Turkey, the Lietuvos Zinios daily writes on Monday. There were no Turkish citizens granted political asylum in 2015 but the next year saw two applicants granted it and their number rose to 12 in 2017 and to 13 last year. “I have always considered the word “opposition” to be a bad one. It seemed to me…