Reuters: Mongolia cuts short Dalai Lama lecture tour under China pressure

Mongolia has cut short a lecture tour due to be given by the Dalai Lama, a government minister said on Tuesday, under pressure from China, which brands Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader a dangerous separatist. Ulan Bator has restricted the Dalai Lama to just one lecture on Tuesday, Mongolian Transportation Minister Battulga Khaltmaa told reporters following a cabinet meeting. But the Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s planned talk on Tuesday at the Mongolian capital’s new 4,000-seat Buyant-Ukhaa sports complex, which was constructed using Chinese aid, went ahead despite government efforts to move the lecture to a less controversial location. To read the full article, click hereMongolia cuts short Dalai Lama lecture tour under China pressure

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