U.S. will restrict visas for some Chinese officials over Tibet, Pompeo says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will restrict visas for some Chinese officials because China obstructs travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas by U.S. diplomats, journalists and tourists, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. 'Today I am announcing visa restrictions on PRC government and Chinese Communist Party officials determined to be 'substantially involved in the formulation or execution of policies related to access for foreigners to Tibetan areas,'' Pompeo said in a statement, referring to the People's Republic of China.

Reuters July 08, 2020 03:10:45 IST
U.S. will restrict visas for some Chinese officials over Tibet, Pompeo says

US will restrict visas for some Chinese officials over Tibet Pompeo says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will restrict visas for some Chinese officials because China obstructs travel to the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas by U.S. diplomats, journalists and tourists, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

"Today I am announcing visa restrictions on PRC government and Chinese Communist Party officials determined to be 'substantially involved in the formulation or execution of policies related to access for foreigners to Tibetan areas,'" Pompeo said in a statement, referring to the People's Republic of China.

(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)

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