Germany’s Merkel Meets Dalai Lama – Geir Moulson

From AP:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the Dalai Lama for a meeting on Sunday despite opposition from China.

After the nearly one-hour meeting, Merkel shook hands with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, who was clad in red robes and smiling, but made no remarks.

The , who had met Merkel when she was opposition leader, then walked to the chancellery gate, greeting a crowd of supporters and onlookers. He said, “she kept old friendships, so (I’m) very happy.” [Full Text]

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