Foreign minister to visit Baltic states this week
Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is visiting Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia this week. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wu is slated to attend forums and give speeches to underscore Taiwan's resolve to safeguard democracy with like-minded countries while in the three Baltic states.
Wu will attend a forum in Lithuania where discussions will be held on the subject of the future of democracy. He'll deliver two separate speeches at the Institute of International Affairs in Latvia and attend the International Centre for Defense and Security in Estonia, where the foreign ministry says Wu will relay Taiwan's determination to fight for democracy against authoritarian regimes.
Wu is also scheduled to hold talks with political and academic representatives of the three countries to exchange views on a wide range of issues related to politics, economics and society.