The name of Taiwan’s representative office in Vilnius could be modified to ease tension with Beijing, Lithuanian officials suggest. Photo: Reuters
The name of Taiwan’s representative office in Vilnius could be modified to ease tension with Beijing, Lithuanian officials suggest. Photo: Reuters

Lithuania considers modifying Taiwan representation name to defuse diplomatic row with Beijing

  • Officials suggest changing office name to refer to ‘Taiwanese people’ rather than Taiwan to mend Vilnius-Beijing rift
  • A single gesture will not change Beijing’s attitude on the issue, says observer

The name of Taiwan’s representative office in Vilnius could be modified to ease tension with Beijing, Lithuanian officials suggest. Photo: Reuters
The name of Taiwan’s representative office in Vilnius could be modified to ease tension with Beijing, Lithuanian officials suggest. Photo: Reuters
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