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Taiwan opens office in Lithuania, in move set to anger China

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Taiwan opened a representation office in Lithuania's capital Vilnius Thursday, in a move set to anger Beijing. The self-governing island and Lithuania agre...

Former Taiwan VP to give speech in Lithuania on democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) will deliver an address in Lithuania promoting the democratic story of Taiwan on Saturday (Nov. 20) amid warming bilateral ties....

EU to add airlines to Belarus sanctions as tensions mount

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union ratcheted up pressure on Belarus by agreeing Monday to slap sanctions on airlines accused of helping Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko wage a “hybrid attack” ag...

Lithuania urges democracies to join its stand for Taiwan amid Chinese economic pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has called for increased coordination among democratic nations on dealing with China as the Baltic nation faces continue...

EU mulling ways to end jet lease to Belarus’ airline

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union foreign ministers looked at ways on Monday to stop the illegal migration into the 27-nation bloc from neighboring Belarus, including stopping companies from leasing je...

Former NATO chief writes letter to Lithuania backing ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday (Sept. 1) he had written a letter to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Ga...

Foreign minister's appeal for Taiwan's participation in UN published by Lithuanian media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lithuanian media outlet on Tuesday (Aug. 24) published a piece by Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) in which he called for Taiwan's inclusion in the United Nations an...

US senator praises Lithuania's relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on Monday (Aug. 23) penned a letter to Lithuania’s envoy to the U.S. Audra Plepyte, praising her country’s government for expanding ties ...

Taiwan welcomes US secretary of state's phone call with Lithuanian counterpart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday (Aug. 22) thanked the U.S. for remaining committed to its duties as the leader of the “global democratic camp”...

Taiwan grateful for US support for its relations with Lithuania amid Chinese opposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (Aug. 14) thanked Washington for exercising its role as the global leader of democracies by organizing a phone call betw...

US deputy secretary of state talks to Lithuania, pledges support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman spoke with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis on Friday (Aug. 13) to reiterate Washington’s support for ...

China resents Taiwan's new representative office in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the news that Taiwan will soon be opening a representative office in Lithuania, an agitated Chinese government has called on the Baltic country to return to the ...

On Lithuania's plea, Iraq to probe human smuggling to Europe

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's foreign minister said Thursday his government would investigate trafficking networks responsible for smuggling hundreds of Iraqis into Europe, specifically via Belarus to Lithuan...

EU left behind as US pushes 'vaccine diplomacy' in Southeast Asia

The European Union's international vaccine drive runs the risk of falling behind other major international powers, especially in Southeast Asia, where the United States is ramping up their vaccine...

Lithuania struggles with migrant influx opened by Belarus

VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania (AP) — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time. He and dozens of other migrants are fenced in at an old...