Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Tue 19, Jun 2018 03:54 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Watch CONIFA World Football Cup 2018
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
No favorite team in football World Cup, says Dalai Lama
Swedish court sentences Tibetan man to 22 months in jail for espionage
Organizations, WeChat groups object to MP Yarphel's inclusion in Tibetan parliamentary delegation to Canada
Tibetan President, parliamentary delegation attend ‘Thank you Canada’ event
Dalai Lama welcomes Kim - Trump meeting
Dalai Lama’s cancer reports baseless, Tibetan leader’s inner circle speaks out
Dr. Dorjee elected Chairman of US Commission on International Religious Freedom
China to build three more airports in TAR’s border region
Mother of exiled former political prisoner threatened, interrogated
Ninth North American Kagyu Monlam concludes: Video
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama talking to media persons on his arrival at Vilnius, Lithuania. June 12, 2018, Photo: Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama attending the 100,000 prayer offering to Guru Padmasambhava at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India on May 24, 2018. OHHDL Photo
Players and staff of the Tibetan national football team listen to His Holiness the Dalai Lama during a special audience. The team will participate in the CONIFA world cup in London, May 18, 2018 Photo:OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
China Warns French President Against Meeting Dalai Lama
VOA[Wednesday, July 09, 2008 14:41]

French President Nicolas Sarkozy (file)
French President Nicolas Sarkozy (file)
China's ambassador to France has warned French President Nicolas Sarkozy against meeting with Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.

Ambassador Kong Quan told reporters Tuesday that a meeting during the Dalai Lama's visit to France next month would have serious consequences.

On Wednesday, Mr. Sarkozy is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Japan.

The French president has said he will announce this week whether he will attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics.

Mr. Sarkozy had indicated he might boycott the August 8 ceremony following China's crackdown on Tibetan protests.

The Dalai Lama talks to reporters in Tokyo, 10 Apr 2008
The Dalai Lama talks to reporters in Tokyo, 10 Apr 2008
Last week, he said his decision will depend on progress in talks between representatives of the Dalai Lama and Chinese officials.

Earlier this year, Chinese demonstrators gathered in major cities to express anger over the disruption of the Olympic torch relay in Paris - and France's alleged support for Tibetan independence.

China routinely protests meetings between world leaders and the Dalai Lama, whom Beijing says is working for Tibetan independence.

The Dalai Lama has repeatedly said that he is seeking autonomy, not independence for Tibet.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
China Warns French (rig74864)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
EP President Hans-Gert Pöttering will not attend Olympic Games opening ceremony
China Has "Never Understood" Tibetan Culture, says His Holiness
Tibet Support Group in Spain to file an extension of their lawsuit against Chinese authorities for recent crimes
China Warns French President Against Meeting Dalai Lama
Merkel asks China to push for success in Tibet talks
With one month to go, IOC says it's time for China to deliver on promises
No boycott: Sarkozy to attend Olympics opener
Sting, Dave Matthews, Alanis Morissette, John Mayer & other Top Artists send a musical message of support to Tibet and the Dalai Lama
University says sorry to China for Tibet degree
Dalai Lama tells us to 'reprioritize, revalue'
Chinese authorities in revenge attacks on Tibetan monks
China tightens pre-Olympic airport security in Xinjiang, Tibet
Cycling ride in Prague protests against China's approach to Tibet
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement