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LITHUANIA

22nd November, 2021 Geography

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Context

  • China has officially downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania after it allowed Taiwan to open a de facto embassy in Vilnius.

 

About

  • Lithuania is one of three Baltic states and lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea.
  • Lithuania shares land borders with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast) to the southwest.
  • Lithuanians belong to the ethno-linguistic group of the Balts and speak Lithuanian, one of only a few living Baltic languages.

 

 

https://newsonair.gov.in/News?title=China-officially-downgrades-diplomatic-ties-with-Lithuania-over-Taiwan&id=430052