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Lithuania to defy EU court ruling and continue to defend its borders, interior minister vows

Lithuania will ignore an EU court ruling last week that the country’s border protection policy of automatically detaining illegal immigrants was incompatible with EU law, the country’s interior minister, Agnė Bilotaitė, said on Friday. The Baltic nation has been fighting off an influx of illegal immigrants from Belarus since last summer, with several thousand migrants […]