The Chinese media criticize the meeting of the French president Sarkozy with the Dalai llama
The Chinese media published a list of commentaries criticizing the meeting, in Poland during this weekend, of the French president Nicolas Sarkozy with the Dalai llama.
The People's Daily, newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC), Sunday published a commentary declaring that the goal of the meeting of Sarkozy with the Dalai llama, to the contempt of the opposition of China, was to divert the attention of a national stagnant economy, of a rate of elevated unemployment and a decline in support for his / her / its presidency.
"Sarkozy is absolutely mistaken in his / her / its calculations when he tried to undermine the fundamental interests of China in return for a gain of popularity, what will finally harm to the interests of the population in France and in Europe," the newspaper written .
Sarkozy conversed one half-hour with the Dalai llama Saturday in Gdansk in Poland as French president. He / it thus became the first European state chief to meet the Dalai llama as president in exercise of the European Union (EU).
The meeting provoked repeated representations by the Chinese part.
Oriental Outlook, a popular weekly, wrote Monday: "the chiefs of France and the EU know the position and the attitude of China well on the issue of Tibet."
"China is always firmly himself opposite to all secessionist activities led by the Dalai llama, and to all contacts between the Dalai llama and the foreign leaders under any shape. Even though some of the EU citizens do not know the position of China on the question of Tibet, their chief, him, it surely knows, "pursues the weekly. "He / it is well known of the international community, of which France and the EU make part, that Tibet is a part of China and that the issue of Tibet is an interior complicates business," it adds.
China strongly protested Sunday against the meeting of the French president Nicolas Sarkozy with the Dalai llama, declaring that she "undermined the fundamental interests of China" seriously.
The Chinese vice-foreign minister of the Business Hey Yafei convened the ambassador of France in China, Herve Ladsous, and expressed the strong discontent of the Chinese part, indicate the Chinese foreign ministry of the Business.
China declared that "the French part had to assume all responsibilities in this business."