Czech leaders reassure China as Dalai Lama visits

Tibetan's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures during his speech on Hradcanske square, on October 17, 2016 in PragueCzech leaders sought to stave off China’s anger in a statement on Tuesday, a day after exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived in Prague. The statement came as Chinese firms poured fresh investment into the Czech Republic, for a value expected to reach a total of several billion euros. The Czech president, prime minister and two parliamentary speakers said that the EU nation “respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity” of China.

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