Interview with the Dalai Lama of Tibet- BBC News

In a wide-ranging interview, the Dalai Lama talks to the BBC’s Rajini Vaidyanathan about President Trump and his America First agenda, Brexit, the EU, and China’s relationship with the world.

The interview also challenges some of the Buddhist spiritual leader’s more controversial statements and explores his views on the institution of the Dalai Lama.

Coming just months after a recent health scare – the Dalai Lama shares his thoughts on the state of the world today. The interview also asks the Buddhist spiritual leader what did he mean when he said “Europe was for Europeans”, and why does a female successor have to be attractive?

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Dr Lobsang Sangay served as the Tibetan Prime Minister in exile from 2011 to 2021. He is the first person without a monastic background to hold this position. He was born in 1968 in a refugee community in Darjeeling, India.