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The Government of Tibet in Exile

The Tibetan Government in Exile site contains information on the status of Tibet and human rights abuses by the Chinese Government.

The State Visit of Chinese President Jiang Zemin last week represented a thaw in official Sino-US Relations, which have been somewhat chilly since Tiananmen in 1989. Despite reaching agreements on a broad range of security, economic, environmental and law-enforcement issues, the two Presidents were clearly far apart on the issue of human rights. While President Clinton made mention of the right to political and religious expression, President Jiang expressed the need for political and social stability in his country. On the whole, both leaders have achieved their goals. President Clinton has secured China's cooperation on several issues, most importantly arms control and trade, while the state dinner and formal ceremony recognized China's role as a key player in the world economy and Jiang's international position as its head of state.

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Alternate Title Tibetan Government in Exile's Official Website
Date Issued 1997
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Date of Scout Publication 1997-11-04
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