Beijing: China is against the Dalai Lama`s activities in the international arena, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
China opposes contact between political figures, official representatives of countries and the Dalai Lama, said ministry spokesperson Liu Weimin.
Liu made the remark when asked to comment on the Dalai Lama`s visit to Britain in June.
The Dalai Lama has never simply been a "religious person", but the general head of a political bloc which seeks to break up China, Liu said.
The Dalai Lama lives in Dharamsala in India at the head of a government-in-exile`s spiritual leader.