Taiwan—Diplomatic Mission In Lithuania To Use ‘Taiwan’ Name

Agence France-Presse | 07/21/2021

Taiwan says it will open a diplomatic mission in Lithuania under its own name, in a significant shift likely to anger Beijing, reports Agence France-Presse. On Tuesday, Taiwan announced that it would open an office under the name "Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania," rather than the typical Taipei Representative Office. Foreign Minister Joseph Wu called the step "very significant,” noting the shared values between the two nations, including their commitment to democracy...

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