China voices opposition to Dalai Lama's visit to so-called "Arunachal Pradesh" 2009-10-20 20:36:14   Print

    BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- China was firmly opposed to the Dalai Lama's visit to the so-called "Arunachal Pradesh", a Foreign Ministry spokesman said here on Tuesday.

    China was gravely concerned with reports on the Dalai Lama's visit to the region, Ma Zhaoxu told a regular news briefing.

    "We believe that this further exposes the Dalai Lama clique's anti-China and separatist nature," said Ma.

    He reiterated that China's stance on the so-called "Arunachal Pradesh" was consistent and China firmly opposed the Dalai Lama's visit to the region.

Dalai Lama's trip to "Arunachal Pradesh" denounced 

    BEIJING, Sept. 14 -- China has stressed its objection to the Dalai Lama's plan to visit the so-called "Arunachal Pradesh" in November, while India has made it clear that it won't stop the exile from making the visit.

    "We firmly oppose the Dalai Lama visiting the 'so-called Arunachal Pradesh,'" Foreign Ministry spokesperson Jiang Yu told the Global Times Sunday, adding that China holds a persistent stance on "Arunachal Pradesh," which is part of the Chinese territory.

Montreal's Chinese community protests Dalai's visit

    MONTREAL, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Dozens of Chinese Canadians and Chinese students studying in Montreal's universities gathered Saturday afternoon outside the downtown Bell Center to protest the visit of Dalai Lama.

    Dalai, who flew into exile from China in 1959 after a failed armed rebellion aimed to restore Tibet's feudal serfdom and split the region from China, has been visiting Canadian cities during the past week to give speeches.

Dalai Lama discards cover of religious freedom

    BEIJING, Sep. 19 -- When talking about Tibet the 14th Dalai Lama who fled to India in 1959, always claims that "Tibet's unique culture and religion are almost extinct." He once said, "I often mention religious issues and Tibetan liberty in the same breath because they are closely linked. Religious freedom will only become possible only liberty is restored in Tibet."

Editor: Li Xianzhi
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