Video: House Speaker Meets with Dalai Lama
From Associated Press:
U.S. House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, wearing a symbolic yellow scarf around her neck, delivered a speech in Dharamshala, India. Pelosi met with the Dalai Lama to help shed “the bright light of truth” on the situation in Tibet.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, met with the Dalai Lama in India Friday and called on the world community on Friday to denounce China in the wake of its crackdown in Tibet, calling the crisis “a challenge to the conscience of the world.”
Read more about Nancy Pelosi’s visit with the Dalai Lama on BBC News.
Nancy Pelosi has a reputation among some Beijing government officials. Pelosi was present when President Bush presented the Dalai Lama with the Congressional Gold Medal last October, and in 1991, she demonstrated for democracy in Tian’an men Square.