China condemns British Premier Brown's meeting with Dalai Lama
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's meeting
with the Dalai Lama amounted to "interference in China's domestic affairs," said Qin Gang, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry in Beijing, Xinhua news agency reported.
The meeting Friday in London, which had been declared a "private conversation," had hurt the sentiments of the Chinese people, the spokesman added, according to the report, reported dpa.
China accuses the Dalai Lama of supporting Tibetan independence and of being responsible for the mid-March rioting in Tibet.