Saturday, July 16, 2011

Obama meets with Dalai Lama

President Barack Obama met with Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Saturday at the White House despite protests from China.

During the closed-door visit, Obama was expected to "highlight his enduring support for dialogue between the Dalai Lama's representatives and the Chinese government to resolve differences," the White House said.

The president last met with his fellow Nobel Peace laureate in February 2010.

"This meeting underscores the President's strong support for the preservation of Tibet's unique religious, cultural and linguistic identity and the protection of human rights for Tibetans," the White House said in a statement....

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