Exiled Tibetans condole death of Mitterrand’s widowNovember 22nd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 22 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Tuesday condoled the demise of Danielle Mitterrand, the widow of late French president Francois Mitterrand, describing her as a great friend.
“The Kashag (Tibetan cabinet) has learned with great sadness the passing away of Danielle Mitterrand, who was a great friend of Tibet and had huge respect for His Holiness the Dalai Lama,” it said in a statement here.
“In her passing away, the Tibetan people have lost a firm friend,” it added.
Danielle passed away due to illness at a hospital in Paris early Tuesday morning. She was 87.
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