EU Chief Meets China’s Wen With Tibet On Agenda

From AFP:

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso met here Friday with Chinese Premier , launching high-level dialogue expected to include the in .

The meeting with Barroso, who is leading a European Union delegation here, came as French President said he was “shocked” by the deadly violence in Tibet and urged China to give greater autonomy to the .

His comments, with France due to take on the presidency in July, could throw on a simmering dispute over Tibet and subsequent in Paris and that disrupted the Beijing Olympic torch relay.

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