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Ashton speaks out on Tibet self-immolations

14.12.12 @ 17:34


EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton has urged China to take action on the sensitive issue of Tibet after a large number of self-immolations in protest at its occupation. "The EU calls upon the Chinese authorities to address the deep-rooted causes of the frustration of the Tibetan people," she said.


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