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04 May 2008

Chronology of Sino-Tibetan [Diplomatic] Contacts


04 May 2008

Chennai Centre For China Studies (C3S), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

"[...] His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Special Envoy Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen will arrive in China on May 3, 2008 for informal talks with representatives of the Chinese leadership. During this brief visit, the envoys will take up the urgent issue of the current crisis in the Tibetan areas. [...] 2. Annexed for background information is a chronology of the past history of contacts between the representatives of His Holiness and the Chinese authorities. This has been prepared and updated periodically by the Dharamsala office of His Holiness."

[The author of the paper, Mr B. Raman, is Additional Secretary (retd), Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India. - ed.]

Site contents:
* Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Hopes and Suspicions (1978-1987); * Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: A Row over the Internationalisation of the Tibet Issue (1987-1990); * Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Stalemate in Dialogue (1990-1993); * Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Confrontation (1994-2001); * Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Renewed Contacts (2002- ).

URL http://www.c3sindia.org/tibet/240/sino-tibetan-contacts-to-resume/

Internet Archive (www.archive.org) - the paper was not archived at the time of this abstract. However, in a few weeks time it will be available at web.archive.org/web/*/www.c3sindia.org - ed.

Link reported by: B. Raman (ram1994--at--vsnl.net)

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