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Gordon Brown agrees to meet Dalai Lama in May

By John Kelly  

Credit where it’s due. According to reports, Gordon Brown has today agreed to meet the Dalai Lama in the UK in May, after talking to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. “The Premier told me that subject to two things that the Dalai Lama has already said – that he does not support the total independence of Tibet and that he renounces violence – that he would be prepared to enter into dialogue with the Dalai Lama,” Mr Brown said. According to the Telegraph, The Dalai Lama said last Sunday that he would resign as spiritual leader of the Tibetan government in…

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