Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda (right) receives Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and  European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Vilnius, Lithuania, on November 28. Photo: Nato/dpa
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda (right) receives Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Vilnius, Lithuania, on November 28. Photo: Nato/dpa

China snubs EU efforts to mediate in Lithuania row, as trade embargo worsens

  • Chinese customs says it is too preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic to discuss alleged trade block
  • Lithuanian vice-foreign minister is not surprised, but calls the action ‘hypocritical’

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda (right) receives Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and  European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Vilnius, Lithuania, on November 28. Photo: Nato/dpa
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda (right) receives Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Vilnius, Lithuania, on November 28. Photo: Nato/dpa
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