Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

U.S. seeks consulate in Tibet

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on April 9 that the United States wants to open a consulate in Tibet to secure full access to developments in the Chinese province, The Washington Times reported the next day.

Rice’s statement constituted an implicit recognition of global criticism of China’s crackdown in Tibet. According to the article, “It was not clear if Washington has discussed the issue with Beijing, but the secretary said she is not satisfied with the Chinese suggestion to let one American official go to Tibet as a part of a group that had a government handler.

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