The Dalai Lama celebrates his 85th birthday near Dharamsala, India, on July 6. Photo: EPA-EFE The Dalai Lama celebrates his 85th birthday near Dharamsala, India, on July 6. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Dalai Lama celebrates his 85th birthday near Dharamsala, India, on July 6. Photo: EPA-EFE

Tibet bill passes Congress after being added to US spending bill

  • The act directs the US government to issue economic and visa sanctions against any Chinese official who interferes with the Dalai Lama’s succession
  • The bill also prohibits China from establishing any new consulates in the US until Washington is granted its own diplomatic outpost in Tibet

Topic |   US-China relations
The Dalai Lama celebrates his 85th birthday near Dharamsala, India, on July 6. Photo: EPA-EFE The Dalai Lama celebrates his 85th birthday near Dharamsala, India, on July 6. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Dalai Lama celebrates his 85th birthday near Dharamsala, India, on July 6. Photo: EPA-EFE
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