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First Chinese presidential visit to Tibet in 30 years

BBC News

July 23, 2021

President Xi Jinping has visited the politically troubled region of Tibet in the first official visit by a Chinese leader in 30 years.

The president was in Tibet from Wednesday to Friday, but state media reported the visit after it ended.

China is accused of suppressing cultural and religious freedom in the remote and mainly Buddhist region.

The government denies the accusations and says Tibet has developed considerably under its rule.

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