German companies operating in Lithuania have assured the authorities that they will not pull out from the Lithuanian market despite China’s pressure, Asta Skaisgiryte, the president’s chief foreign policy advisor, said on Thursday. The advisor said the businesses had given such assurances before Gitanas Nauseda’s visit to Germany on Thursday.Continue Reading

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has threatened to expel Finland’s ambassador, along with ambassadors from nine other countries, after they jointly issued a petition demanding the release of a Turkish activist. The ambassadors’ petition called for the immediate release of the Turkish philanthropist and human rights activist Osman Kavala whoContinue Reading