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China threatens action against India over controversial Dalai Lama visit

The Dalai Lama

By: Sarwar Alam

China on Wednesday (12) denounced in the strongest terms yet a visit by the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to a disputed stretch on the China-India border, saying he had provoked China by supporting India‘s claim to the region. The Dalai Lama’s week-long trip to Arunachal Pradesh state, an eastern Himalayan region administered by India but claimed by China as “southern Tibet”, has infuriated China, where the Nobel Peace laureate is considered a dangerous separatist. Indian officials have dismissed China’s criticism of the Dalai Lama’s second visit to Arunachal Pradesh in eight years, saying he is a spiritual leader…

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