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Head of Taiwanese representation in Vilnius: „I want to encourage all European counries to establish their presence in Taiwan“

  • 2022-01-04
  • Linas Jegelevicius, The Baltic Times editor-in-chief

Mr. Eric Huang, head of the opened Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania, hopes to establish sustainable mutual business relations based only on economic logic and democratic principles. “The development and significance of relations between democracies and especi...

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New research on Baltic security

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