Let the European economy as a collective collapse of course, by their own stupid hands given all the issues that are causing with Russia when Russia is providing their gas. Really, you can’t make this up, if Tussia gets pushed too far and finally goes against Ukraine, what makes you think that Lithuania is going to be remotely safe given the proximity. It is almost a matter of time when all the actions of Europe and the USA not only catch up to them, but then will come a situation when they will ultimately have to either come and beg for help or simply let the long feared collapse via hyperinflation take hold for good
Lithuania is showing the world a way to resist China's growing pressure by diversifying supply chains and uniting with fellow democracies, the EU nation's foreign minister said Wednesday.
One of the smallest EU nations, Lithuania has been punching above its weight diplomatically by letting Taiwan open an office in its own name and, separately, welcoming the opposition from neighboring Belarus which says it won last year's election.
On a visit to Washington, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said he spoke to senior US officials on Lithuania's efforts to reduce reliance on China for supplies and called for longer-term efforts to help other nations facing pressure.
"I think that the biggest lesson out of Lithuania is that economic coercion does not necessarily mean that the country needs to step away from independent foreign policy decisions,"...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lithuania will adapt to "short-term" economic pain dealt by China over its moves to enhance ties with Taiwan, foreign minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said on Wednesday, while urging Europe to brace against Beijing's economic "coercion" by getting more involved in the Indo-Pacific.
China downgraded diplomatic ties with Lithuania on Sunday over the Baltic country's move to allow self-ruled Taiwan to open a de facto embassy there. Lithuania has formal relations with China and not Taiwan.
Beijing views democratically-governed Taiwan as a province, and Lithuanian officials say China has also sought to inflict pain such as cutting trade links in retaliation for its decision...
--->It seems that this US vassal/satellite state in Europe has placed its bets on its Neocon/Neolib overlords in Washington DC.
What will China do ?