Lithuania announces it will quit ‘divisive’ China cooperation group

//Lithuania announces it will quit ‘divisive’ China cooperation group

Lithuania announces it will quit ‘divisive’ China cooperation group

Lithuania said on Saturday it was quitting China’s 17+1 cooperation forum with central and eastern European states that includes other EU members, calling it “divisive”.A member of the group since 2012, the Baltic country urged fellow European Union members to also leave amid deteriorating ties between the 27-member bloc and China.“Lithuania no longer considers itself a 17+1 format member and does not participate in this initiative,” Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis told Agence France…

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