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U.S. Trade Chief Supports Lithuania Which Has Good Relations With Taiwan Against China

During a call with EU Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis on Friday, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai reiterated strong US support for Lithuania and the European Union in the face of “economic coercion” from China, according to the US Trade Representative’s office.

This is Tai’s second public show of support for Lithuania this week, following a phone call with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis on January 05, 2022.

China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory, is pressuring Lithuania to rescind a decision made last year that allowed Taiwan to create a de facto embassy in Vilnius in its own name.


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https://www.reuters.com/world/us-trade-chief-expresses-support-lithuania-amid-china-coercion-2022-01-07/

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