Trump Administration is taking actions to ensure access of Americans to Tibet on a reciprocal basis. Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State, said that he is taking action to ‘guarantee’ reciprocal access to Tibet based on principles on reciprocity. Reciprocity is the one of the foundations of International diplomacy. In crude terms it means you will get what you give.Read more
US likely to immigrate 3000 Tibetan refugees as a bipartisan legislation to provide visas to Tibetan refugees was introduced in US Congress. Two US lawmakers reintroduced the Refugee Assistance Act in the US Congress to ease the burden of Tibetan refugee settlements in India and Nepal.Read more
New US ambassador to China is deeply concerned about the lack of respect for human rights inside Tibet. Mr. Terry Branstad who was confirmed as the new US ambassador to China in the beginning of the previous month and when faced with questions about Tibet and human rights, he acknowledged that he is deeply concerned about the lack of respect for human rights and rule of law in Tibet.Read more
Dr. Lobsang Sangay urges President Trump to meet Dalai Lama in an article published in The Hill. The President of Central Tibetan Administration said that while the President Trump is reaching out to religious leaders across the world, he should also meet the Dalai Lama who is one of the most important religious leaders in the world.Read more
Tibet bill has been introduced in both the house of Representatives and the Senate in the United States. The Tibet Bill is being seen as a Tit-for-Tat take on against the Chinese government from the Donald Trump’s US administration according to the report in the Sunday Guardian Live.
The bill called as “The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2017” has been called last week.
In a phone call with sitting President of China Xi Jinping, Donald Trump backed down in his promise to review the situation of Taiwan and said that the US will adhere to the ‘One China Policy’ which unequivocally accepts Taiwan as an indisputable part of the People’s Republic of China.Read more