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Ties with India will be hit if New Delhi allowed the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh: China

China has expressed concerns regarding India permitting the spiritual leader's visit to northeastern India and said ties with India could be compromised

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Beijing, March 3, 2017:  China on Friday said ties with India would be hit if New Delhi allowed the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh, which is claimed by Beijing.

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said Beijing was concerned over India permitting the Tibetan spiritual leader to visit the northeastern state of India.

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Geng said China was strictly opposed to the impending visit by the Dalai Lama. “China is strongly opposed to the Dalai Lama visiting disputed areas,” he told a regular press briefing.

Geng said India knew the sensitivity of the border issue between both countries and allowing the Dalai Lama to visit Arunachal Pradesh would damage its ties with China.

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China claims Arunachal Pradesh as its own, calling it South Tibet. Besides, it accuses the Dalai Lama of separatist activities in Tibet.

Earlier too, Beijing had warned India against Buddhist leaders visiting Arunachal Pradesh.

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In December 2016, China expressed concern over President Pranab Mukherjee hosting the Tibetan spiritual leader.

In October 2016, China slammed India for letting US envoy Richard Verma attend a festival at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. (IANS)

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“I am writing to express my sadness at the loss of life and devastation of property,” the letter said, “as well as the hardship caused to so many people due to unprecedented flooding in parts of your state.

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“I appreciate that every effort is being made to rescue those affected and that relief efforts are underway. As a mark of my solidarity with the people of Kerala, I am making a donation from the Gaden Phodrang Trust of the Dalai Lama towards relief and rescue efforts,” it said.

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“I offer my condolences to you, to the families who have lost loved ones, and to all affected by the flooding,” said the Tibetan spiritual leader. (IANS)