Foreigners need special permits to enter Tibet, and journalists, diplomats and academics who work on sensitive research topics are often denied access. Photo: Alamy

China says Tibet access is restricted because some foreigners get altitude sickness

  • Communist Party chief insists foreign tourists and media are welcome in the remote, mountainous region
  • Wu Yingjie also lashes out at the US Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, saying it ‘totally does not tally with the facts’
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Foreigners need special permits to enter Tibet, and journalists, diplomats and academics who work on sensitive research topics are often denied access. Photo: Alamy
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