Nov. 30 (Interfax) : His Holiness the Dalai Lama addressing Russian journalists in Dharamsala expressed his desire to visit Russia.
His Holiness said that there were many Buddhists living in Russia and that the Supreme Lama of Kalmykia had repeatedly said that he would like to see him in Russia, and that if the Russian government says “yes,” then he was ready to come. He stressed that he had repeatedly traveled to the Soviet Union and Russia before but in recent years even a short-term transit visit posed a problem.
He said he would like to visit Russia to see his old friends and meet new ones, and to share his thoughts with them.
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