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Barron's | France says to give envoy 'stern rebuke', innernational law and conventions
Beijing's ambassador to France Lu Shaye triggered a furore by saying on French television that countries that emerged after the fall of the Soviet Union "don't have effective status under international law because there is not an international agreement confirming their status as sovereign nations".
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"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" and wikiwtf SSR declarations, proclamations, and "recognition"
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis [!] wrote on Twitter that "if anyone is still wondering why the Baltic States don't "trust China to 'broker peace in Ukraine', here's a Chinese ambassador arguing that Crimea is Russian and our countries' borders have no legal basis".
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how a position paper became a peace plan became an unattributed quote in 30 days
... China meanwhile walked back the remarks, saying Monday that it respected the "sovereign state status" of all ex-Soviet countries...
archived Landsbergis 3, Landsbergis 2, Landsbergis 1, Landsbergis 0* Ukraine and Taiwan Are One

Politico.eu.com | Baltics blast China diplomat for questioning sovereignty of ex-Soviet states

archived Time to Bring Back the Polish-Lithuanian Union

* file in "set theory" jokes

by Cat on Mon Apr 24th, 2023 at 01:18:32 PM EST
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