Political Risk

China denounces Dalai Lama’s ‘sympathy’ for Islamic State

A Chinese official has denounced the Dalai Lama for calling for dialogue with Islamic State militants, saying that it exposed the Tibetan spiritual leader’s “sympathy” for the group, state media said on Wednesday.

The Italian newspaper La Stampa quoted the Dalai Lama on Monday as saying that dialogue with Islamic State, which has seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, was vital to ensuring peace.

Source: China denounces Dalai Lama’s ‘sympathy’ for Islamic State | Reuters

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