Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda set off a domestic political dispute when  he said on Tuesday that the naming of the “Taiwan Representative Office” had been “a mistake”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda set off a domestic political dispute when he said on Tuesday that the naming of the “Taiwan Representative Office” had been “a mistake”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Diplomacy

Carrot vs stick: Taiwan and China’s row over Lithuania leads to political brawl in Vilnius

  • Taipei says it will set up a US$200 million investment fund for Lithuanian industries, while Beijing seeks Vilnius’ retreat on ‘Taiwanese Representative Office’
  • Both responses follow remarks by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda that allowing that official name had been ‘a mistake’

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Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda set off a domestic political dispute when  he said on Tuesday that the naming of the “Taiwan Representative Office” had been “a mistake”. Photo: EPA-EFE
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda set off a domestic political dispute when he said on Tuesday that the naming of the “Taiwan Representative Office” had been “a mistake”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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