Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

11/8/2022 9:49:00 PM

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

Lithuania withdrew from the group of over a dozen Central and Eastern European countries in May 2021. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Copy to clipboard https://str.Thermal imaging being used to track elephants in China shows a group of men trying to cross illegally into neighbouring Laos.The venues for the group’s performances, including the Singapore concert, have yet to be announced, and other pertinent details, including when and where tickets will be sold, to be announced later.Copy to clipboard https://str.

sg/wRMa VILNIUS (REUTERS) - Latvia and Estonia have withdrawn from a cooperation framework between China and over a dozen Central and Eastern European countries on Thursday (Aug 11), following in the footsteps of Lithuania which withdrew last May.The move comes during Western criticism towards China for escalating military pressure on Taiwan, a democratically-ruled island that China claims as its own territory.Last week, police in Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture received reports from local residents that several wild Asian elephants were walking on a highway, news agency Xinhua reported."Past participation in the 16+1 format has not yielded the desired economic results," Latvia's Foreign Ministry told Reuters.sg - Advertisement -.Relations between Lithuania and China worsened after the Baltic nation allowed Taiwan to open a de facto embassy late last year.While they were using an infrared thermal imaging drone to track the elephants, they were surprised to see the thermal signatures of five people behaving suspiciously in the forest near the road."Latvia's continued participation in the China-led Cooperation framework with Central and Eastern European countries is no longer in line with our strategic objectives in the current international environment," it added.The meeting started with the ministers cycling about 4.

In statements published on Thursday, both countries said they would continue to work towards"constructive and pragmatic relations with China" while respecting the rules-based international order and human rights.The police immediately pursued them and to their surprise the elephants began following the five suspects as well.Estonia's Foreign Ministry was not immediately available to comment further.The Chinese embassies in Riga, Latvia and Tallinn, Estonia did not immediately respond to requests for comment.The suspects were about one away from the border between China and Laos and there were just 200 metres between the elephants and the suspects.The European Union regards China as a strategic rival in some areas, but seeks to encourage Beijing to reform trade rules at the World Trade Organisation.This is despite Beijing sanctioning some European Parliament members and punishing Lithuania economically.The other two were arrested several hours later.The statement also noted that it was looking into the feasibility of proposals for new ferry services from Puteri Harbour, on the southern coast of Johor, to Tuas.

Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia remain in the cooperation format.More On This Topic."These elephants are smart.

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