mandag 31. oktober 2016

China warns India against Dalai Lama border visit

China on Friday rebuked India for inviting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit a contested stretch of land on the India-China border, warning that it would harm relations between the neighbors. China claims more than 90,000 square kilometres of territory disputed by India in the eastern sector of the Himalayas. Much of that forms the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, which China calls South Tibet. A senior aide to the Dalai Lama told Reuters news agency the 81-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner had accepted an invitation from the state's chief minister and its people to visit Arunchal Pradesh. Read more