The Lithuanian embassy in Beijing. Vilnius insists that “non-diplomatic relations” with Taiwan do not breach the one-China principle. Photo: AFP
The Lithuanian embassy in Beijing. Vilnius insists that “non-diplomatic relations” with Taiwan do not breach the one-China principle. Photo: AFP
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Beijing has bigger EU picture in mind with action over Lithuania

  • Reduced ties with Vilnius in the row over Taiwan will keep the door open to fully restore them in the event of improved relations and raise hopes of key investment deal with economic bloc

The Lithuanian embassy in Beijing. Vilnius insists that “non-diplomatic relations” with Taiwan do not breach the one-China principle. Photo: AFP
The Lithuanian embassy in Beijing. Vilnius insists that “non-diplomatic relations” with Taiwan do not breach the one-China principle. Photo: AFP
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