Beijing, Pretr. China has sharply criticized the meeting of US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Ujra Zeya with the Dalai Lama and his visit to Dharamsala on Thursday. He said it violates the US commitment that Tibet is part of China and does not support Tibetan separatists. Jeya met the Dalai Lama in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamsala on Thursday. He discussed the rich traditions of freedom and democracy in the United States of America and India.

In a briefing to the audience, Zeya congratulated US President Joe Biden and the Dalai Lama on behalf of the American people, the Tibetan government-in-exile said in a press statement. Zeya was on a two-day visit to Dharamsala to meet the Dalai Lama and representatives of the Tibetan government-in-exile. He expressed his gratitude to the world for the messages of peace given by the Dalai Lama. The Chinese Foreign Ministry criticized Jia’s visit, calling it interference in China’s internal affairs.

When asked about the meeting of a senior Indian-American diplomat with the 86-year-old top Tibetan Buddhist leader, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a media briefing that Tibet is part of China and Tibetan religious affairs are China’s internal matter. Is. He said the appointment of a special coordinator for Tibetan issues by the US was an interference in China’s internal affairs. He said that China strongly objected to this and has never recognized it.

Zhao said the United States should faithfully follow its commitment that Tibet is part of China and does not support Tibet’s independence. He said it should not extend any support to the separatist activities by the anti-China Dalai faction. China will continue to take strong measures to protect its sovereignty, security and development interests.

On Wednesday, Zeya visited the Central Tibetan Administration and held discussions with its leadership. He also visited the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, Tibet Museum and met members of the Tibetan civil society.

Zhao Lijian said that I would like to say that the so-called Tibetan government in exile is an external separatist political group. This is a serious violation of China’s constitution and law. He said that it is illegal and not recognized by any country in the world.

The 14th Dalai Lama is a political exile as a religious figure. He is engaged in anti-China separatist activities and is trying to divide Tibet from China. The Dalai Lama has been living in India since fleeing Tibet after the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959. The Tibetan government-in-exile operates from Dharamsala. There are more than 160,000 Tibetans living in India.

Edited By: Arun Kumar Singh