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Lithuanian minister: Chinese economic coercion has forged stronger ties with U.S

March 7, 2023 at 4:42 PM
The U.S. and Lithuania have strengthened their economic and diplomatic ties in the wake of Chinese economic coercion waged against Lithuania, the Baltic country's foreign minister said on Tuesday. In late 2021, China imposed a series of restrictions on Lithuanian goods entering the country in alleged retaliation for Lithuania allowing a diplomatic office to use the name Taiwan, which Beijing considers part of China. The European Union and the U.S. have repeatedly characterized these actions as economic coercion. Since then,...

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