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Tibetan Parliamentary Delegation Conclude Russia Visit

June 29, 2008

Tibet.net
June 28, 2008

Dharamshala -- A delegation of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE)
comprised of five members headed by the speaker, visited Russia at
the invitation of the Buddhist Association of Kalmykia.

Tibetan Parliament members in the delegation included Juchen Kunchok,
Kelsang Gyaltsen, Dorjee Wangdi and Ven. Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok.

Representative Tashi received the TPiE delegation at the Moscow
International Airport Sheremetyevo on 19 June.

On the same day, the delegation visited the Office of Tibet and met
with the Tibetan people living in Russia.

On the second day, Mukabenova Marina, member of State Duma, Russian
Parliament, called on them for a meeting at Kalmyk representative office.

The delegation attended a press conference on 'Tibetan Problem from
Inside Vision' organised by the Moscow-based Helsinki Human Rights
Group, at Independent Press Centre. Alekseeva Ludmila, chairwoman of
the Helsinki Human Rights Group, chaired the conference.

Later in the day, the delegation gave a radio interview to Echo Moscow.

On the concluding day, they attended the premiere of Oktyabera, a
film based on His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

On the same day, the TPiE delegation left Moscow for Kalmyk Republic
for a three-day visit.
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