China, Dalai Lama Envoys Agree to Keep Talking: State Media

From AFP:

China and the Dalai Lama‘s envoys agreed to keep the door open on dialogue after holding talks here Sunday, state media said, although no breakthrough in ending the Tibet crisis was reported.

The closed-door meeting was the first between the two sides in over a year and came after global leaders pressured China to reopen dialogue amid seven weeks of deadly unrest in Tibet that has marred the nation’s Olympic build-up.

“Chinese central government officials and the private representatives of the 14th Dalai Lama agreed to hold another round of contact and consultation at an appropriate time,” China’s official Xinhua news agency reported late Sunday.

Read also Second round of China-Tibet talks planned from AP,
China’s central gov’t officials meet with Dalai Lama’s private representatives by Xinhua, and Dalai-China talks end abruptly as Beijing talks tough from the Times of India.

May 4, 2008 7:08 PM
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