Tibet reopens to foreign tourists
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Special report:  Tibet: Its Past and Present

Tibet greets first foreign tourists after March 14 riot

    LHASA, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Tibet greeted its first foreign tourists, a Swedish couple, on Wednesday, marking the full openingof Tibet to all overseas and domestic tour groups after a stoppage of more than three months following the March 14 riot in the regional capital of Lhasa.

    The couple, 77-year-old Kurt Persson and 62-year-old Eva Sandstrom, arrived in Lhasa late Wednesday afternoon by air from the northwestern Chinese city of Xi'an, the hometown of the famous terracotta warriors.  Full story

 

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