Lithuania will not be “intimidated” by Communist China on its decision to open a de facto Taiwanese embassy, a leading MP has told Breitbart News.
On Tuesday, the government of Taiwan announced that it had come to an agreement to establish an embassy-style office in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius.
The move from the former Soviet bloc nation was seen by the tyrannical regime in Beijing as a breach of the so-called “One China” policy, under which the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) claims that Taiwan — a sovereign nation with its own currency and democratically elected leaders — is still part of China.
Through state-run media, the Chinese government has threatened to sever diplomatic ties with Lithuania over the opening of the Taiwanese Representative Office, which Beijing claims sends the “wrong signals to the Taiwan secessionists”.
In an interview with Breitbart London, Dovilė Šakalienė, a member of the