Dalai Lama to visit the Netherlands

14th January 2009, Comments 0 comments

The Dalai Lama will visit the Netherlands for two days at the beginning of June. I

AMSTERDAM -- In view of Chinese sensitivities, it is not known if he will meet with Dutch politicians. Beijing considers the Dalai Lama an advocate of an independent Tibet. However, in December Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen said the Dalai Lama was welcome to visit the Netherlands.

The Tibetan spiritual leader won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. He has been living in exile since 1959.

Radio Netherlands/ Expatica

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