Lithuania receives Taiwan's apology over Soviet anthem incident

Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday it had received Taiwan's official apology over the recent incident when Lithuania's old Soviet anthem was played during the award ceremony of the 2015 World Deaf Basketball Championship after the Lithuanian team won gold medals.
Lithuania's Deaf Basketball Team
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas

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