China has made representations about the re-visit of the Dalai Lama in the German state Hessen parliament and the provincial government. The spiritual leader of Tibetans to hold a speech on Tuesday at the Wiesbaden State Parliament.
Beijing had expressed its grave concern and vehement protests on previous visits by the Dalai Lama in Hesse, said the officials in Wiesbaden.
This time was the Chinese Consul General in Frankfurt, Zhenshun Wen (温振顺) sought to meet with Parliament President Norbert Kartmann, said parliament spokeswoman Heike Dederer of the Frankfurter Rundschau. Since Kartmann had “no time” for that conversation, parliament director Peter von Unruh had been conducted.” It was a talk about Tibet,” said Dederer.
Also the Chinese sought to influence the Minister-president of the state of Hesse, Volker Bouffier. “There were discussions,” confirmed government spokesman Michael Busse. “The talks are confidential.”
The Dalai Lama keeps on from this Monday through Wednesday in Hesse.