Barack Obama to host Dalai Lama today, China asks US to call off meet

US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet the Dalai Lama Friday morning at the White House.

IANS| Updated: Feb 21, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Washington: US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet the Dalai Lama Friday morning at the White House.
The White House made the announcement Thursday while releasing Obama`s daily schedule, adding the meeting would be closed to press, reported Xinhua.
It will be the third time that Obama meets the Dalai Lama. Their previous meetings in February 2010 and July 2011, respectively, drew strong protests from China.