The Dalai Lama says he plans to outlive the Chinese Communist Party. Photo: AFP

United States wants United Nations to take up Dalai Lama succession issue, envoy says

  • Choice of next spiritual chief ‘belongs to the Tibetan Buddhists and not the Chinese government’, says Sam Brownback, US ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom
  • ‘I would hope that the UN would take the issue up’, envoy says
Topic |   US-China relations

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The Dalai Lama says he plans to outlive the Chinese Communist Party. Photo: AFP
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