A traditional Syrian dinner in Lithuania

Photos by Saulius Ziura

In response to the recent refugee crisis, the European Commission has proposed to allocate 160 thousand refugees among the Member States of the European Union. According to the proposed scheme, by the end of 2017 Lithuania is going to provide asylum for 1105 refugees from Iraq, Syria, and Eritrea.

Click the below to view the gallery and read about some of the refugees in Lithuania.