U.S. ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit

U.S. ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, left, speaks with a monk at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the Embassy said Saturday.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad and his wife, Christine, are greeted in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, second from right, visits the Sera Monastery in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, right, waves to schoolchildren as he visits an elementary school in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, left, meets with Wu Yingjie, Communist Party secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad and his wife, Christine, pose for a group photo with schoolchildren as he visits an elementary school in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.

U.S. ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, left, speaks with a monk at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the Embassy said Saturday.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad and his wife, Christine, are greeted in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, second from right, visits the Sera Monastery in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, right, waves to schoolchildren as he visits an elementary school in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, left, meets with Wu Yingjie, Communist Party secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad and his wife, Christine, pose for a group photo with schoolchildren as he visits an elementary school in Lhasa in western China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. The U.S. ambassador to China made a rare visit to Tibet this week to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhist practices and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language.
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