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Dalai Lama says Europe has accepted ‘too many’ refugees

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The 14th Dalai Lama in Belgium

The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso in Belgium. Photo: Yancho Sabev. CC BY-SA 3.0.


Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, thinks that Europe has accepted too many refugees, saying that they should stay only temporarily and return to rebuild their home countries once the conflicts there have been resolved.

Speaking in Dharamsala in northern India where the Tibetan government resides in exile, the Dalai Lama said in an interview with the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that “When we look into the face of every single refugee, especially the children and women, we can feel their suffering.”

“A human being who is a bit more fortunate has the duty to help them. On the other hand, there are too many now,” he added.

Read more: rt.com


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