An Illusion Called ‘Greater Tibet Area’ – Hua Zi

From China Daily:

In the hall of the so-called “Tibetan government in exile” in Dharamsala, India, there is a large map of the supposed “greater area”.

The area covers the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province, one-fifth of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, one-third of Gansu Province, two-thirds of Sichuan Province and one-fourth of Yunnan Province, spanning about 2.4 million sq km and nearly a quarter of China’s territory.

The Dalai Lama has advocated a “high degree of autonomy” for Tibet in such a geographic scope and made it a preliminary condition for any negotiation with the central government. But such an idea is totally absurd for three major reasons. [Full Text]

Read also “Dalai Lama`s demand for Tibet area a medieval illusion” from Zee News.

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