German Foreign Minister Urges Chinese Counterpart To End Violence In Tibet

lsasa riotsFrom AP:

's Foreign Ministry says Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke by telephone with his Chinese counterpart to call for an end to violence in Tibet and the greatest possible transparency on reporting events there.

In a nearly hourlong call early Sunday, Steinmeier appealed to Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi to find a peaceful solution to the unrest in Tibet, expressing the great concern of the German government over the recent violence in the province, his ministry says in a statement.

Read also France asks China to respect human rights in Tibet by Reuters, Rudd urges China to show restraint over Tibet protests by ABC News, Tibet: India expresses distress, urges dialogue from The Hindu, Japan urges self-restraint to contain riots in Tibet from Japan News Review, and Statement of Senator Barack Obama on the situation in Tibet.


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