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‘Tibet Problem is a Challenge to China’s Peaceful Rise’

Jan. 14 (Indian Express): As many as 39 Tibetan Associations, organisations and support groups in a letter, appealed to US president Barack Obama to make Tibet a substantive part of the agenda when he meets Chinese President Hu Jintao.

“President Obama understands the Tibet problem as a trespass against the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and a challenge to China’s peaceful rise,” said Mary Beth Markey, President of the International Campaign for Tibet.

“He should use the opportunity of this summit to tell President Hu that a peaceful solution for Tibet is not only possible, but a prerequisite for China attaining the status and legitimacy it seeks,” she added.

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