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Dalai Lama: China Hardliners Hold Xi Back on Tibetan Autonomy

The Dalai Lama says Chinese President Xi Jingping may be willing to consider more autonomy for Tibet but is being held back by Communist Party’s hardliners. The Tibetan spiritual leader told France 24 television in an interview Wednesday that change is difficult because the old thinking is still entrenched, although the Chinese leader is quite “active and realistic.” “There is a lot of hardliner thinking still there," so the president "sometimes finds it's a difficult...

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