`China requests `Barack Obama’ to cancel meeting with `Dalai Lama’ citing it would seriously damage China-US Relations’

#AceWorldNews says that China has requested US President Barack Obama cancel plans to meet with exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, saying the meeting would “seriously damage” China-US relations, according to Reuters.

The White House National Security Council said Obama is going to meet with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday to discuss China’s human rights record.

The meeting is a “gross interference” in China’s internal affairs, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on the ministry’s website.

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” American Scholar finds home for his `Tibetan Language Texts’ in China”

#AceWorldNews says that according to the NYT An American scholar’s trove of 12,000 Tibetan-language texts has a new home, a lavishly decorated library on the campus of the South-West University for Nationalities in Chengdu, China.

By ANDREW JACOBS

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