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China’s ban on Lithuanian imports is ‘unacceptable,’ EU governments say in show of solidarity

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 14 Feb 2022 11:11
  • 14 Feb 2022 11:11
EU governments have thrown their full support behind Lithuania in its trade spat with China over Taiwan’s diplomatic representation in Vilnius, France's economic and trade minister has said.
Franck Riester described the Chinese import ban as an "unacceptable" and politically-motivated measure that goes against international law. France is leading legislative

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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