October 18, 2021

Lithuanian minister eyes Taiwan office opening this year

Lithuanian minister eyes Taiwan office opening this year

Lithuanian minister eyes Taiwan office opening this year

09 July 2021

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Taiwan supported Lithuania and other Baltic states in their transition to liberal democracies and market economies, the report cited her as saying, adding that she thanked Taiwan for donating 100,000 masks to Lithuania at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On issues relating to China, Armonaite told Deutsche Welle that it is important to pay attention to what is happening in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tibet and other places.

“Some of the news that reaches us doesn’t go in line with human rights approaches,” she said. “This is something we can’t ignore and that’s why we are trying to build more economic relations with a diverse range of countries and regions.”

The proposal to open a trade office in Taiwan was reported by Lithuanian media in March.

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