THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
PRESIDENT MEETS WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA Praises Renowned Spiritual and Moral Leader
WASHINGTON -- The President and the Vice President met today (4/27) with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and discussed issues relating to Tibet.
"The Dalai Lama is internationally revered for his spiritual and moral leadership," the President said. "As a Nobel Peace Prize winner and committed advocate of nonviolent change and resolution of disputes, I deeply appreciated hearing the Dalai Lama's views on the situation in China, including Tibet. The Administration continues to urge Beijing and the Dalai Lama to revive a dialogue between them and presses China to address human rights abuses in Tibet."