Taiwan Thanks Germany, France For Moral Support Of Lithuania Amid Chinese Coercion



Kelvin Chen | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (Jan. 13) said it is grateful for German and French support for Lithuania’s expanded relations with Taiwan and called on global democracies to stand with the Baltic nation.

Franziska Brantner, parliamentary state secretary for Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, traveled to the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius Tuesday (Jan. 11) to meet with Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of the Economy and Innovation Ausrine Armonaite, and other officials. During the meeting, they discussed China’s economic pressure on Lithuania and possible EU decisions and measures to counter Chinese coercion on any EU member state.

Brantner also affirmed Germany’s solidarity and support for Lithuania.

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