Not retiring, am committed to Tibet till death: Dalai Lama

November 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Dharamsala, Nov 23 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday said he was not retiring and would work for the Tibetan cause till his death.Addressing a press conference here Sunday, the Dalai Lama scotched all rumours of his possible retirement, saying: “There is no point or question of retirement. It is my moral responsibility till my death to work for the Tibetan cause.”

“My body and flesh is all Tibetan. I remain committed to the Tibetan cause.”

A special six-day meeting of the Tibetan leaders here Saturday had declared they would not hold any further talks with Beijing on the Tibet issue till China “responds positively” to their demands.

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