China’s embassy building in Vilnius, Lithuania. Taiwan in July said it would open a diplomatic outpost in the Baltic nation. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s embassy building in Vilnius, Lithuania. Taiwan in July said it would open a diplomatic outpost in the Baltic nation. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Taiwan could gain from stand-off between Beijing and Lithuania but must brace for backlash: analysts

  • Taiwan has lauded Vilnius for its ‘resolute will’ to defend freedom and its national dignity, and hopes to develop relations with like-minded countries
  • Opening a de facto embassy in a country that also recognises Beijing could allow the island to establish a ‘dual recognition’ model, says DPP lawmaker

China’s embassy building in Vilnius, Lithuania. Taiwan in July said it would open a diplomatic outpost in the Baltic nation. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s embassy building in Vilnius, Lithuania. Taiwan in July said it would open a diplomatic outpost in the Baltic nation. Photo: EPA-EFE
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