BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhuanet) -- China
opposed all forms of
invitations to and meetings with
the Dalai Lama from government
officials of any
country or region, Chinese Foreign Ministry
Kong Quan reiterated here Tuesday.
Kong was replying to a journalist's question about the Dalai
Lama's impending visit to Australia, and noted that
repeatedly stated the attitude of its
government on this issue.
said that the Dalai Lama was not simply a religious
personage, but was once the biggest owner of serfs in
The feudal system in old Tibet was darker
than that of Europe's
middle ages, he said.
The spokesman noted that
the Dalai Lama was also a politician
disguised as a religious figure and engaged in
designed to split China and damage the
country's national unity.
opposed to the Dalai Lama's political activities in
any capacity, and in any country or region, which
aimed to split
China and damage its national unity,