The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that the Dalai Lama has distorted the true situation in Tibet and insulted the central government's policies in Tibet, to trumpet his separatist claims of independence or semi-independence; and the there are no countries in the world which recognise the so-called Tibetan government in exile
Tseng Tashi, spokesman for the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government in exile told Sky News yesterday the international presence in Tibet was needed because of fears for the safety of the people.
He said the Tibetan government in exile was not calling for independence from China nor for a boycott of the Olympics.
1, the Tibetan government in exile
acknowledged receipt of the money but said the Dalai Lama did not personally benefit from it.
Here, it is the official's celebration of the Tibetan government in exile
, and six parliamentarians from Australia are also here as chief guest," said Lobsang Wangyal, a Tibetan youth.