China recalls its ambassador to Lithuania

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China right now recalled its ambassador to Lithuania, in response to Vilnius’ transfer to set up a brand new diplomatic office in Taiwan.

Beijing can also be demanding Lithuania recall its prime envoy from China, based on a spokesperson of the Chinese Overseas Ministry, state media Xinhua reported.

“China solemnly declares to the world that there is only one China on the planet, and the government of the Individuals’s Republic of China is the only legal government representing the whole of China,” the spokesperson stated.

The escalation over Lithuania’s commerce workplace in Taipei comes scorching on the heels of one other diplomatic tussle between Vilnius and Beijing. Lithuania has also quit China’s “17+1” platform for coping with Central and Japanese European nations, and has criticized Beijing for inflicting disunity amongst EU nations.&