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China opposed to Obama, Dalai Lama meeting at U.S. National Prayer Breakfast

By staff

Washington, DC – At a Feb. 3 press conference in Beijing, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Hong Lei, stated that China is against any meeting between President Obama and the Tibetan separatist leader, the Dalai Lama.

Both President Obama and the Dalai Lama are scheduled to attend the Feb. 5 U.S National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC.

Hong Lei stated, “Tibet-related issues bear on China's core interest and national feelings. We are against any country's interference in China's domestic affairs under the pretext of Tibet-related issues, and are opposed to any foreign leader's meeting with the Dalai Lama in any form.”

The Dalai Lama fled Tibet in 1959, where he had ruled over an oppressive social system that kept most Tibetans in serfdom and poverty. He has a long association with the U.S. CIA and has been at the center of efforts to carve up China for the benefit of Western elites.

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