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Dalai Lama hopes President Trump, Putin will work for peace

AP | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jan 22, 2017, 2:20 pm IST
Updated Jan 22, 2017, 2:21 pm IST
Devotees pay respects to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the Mahabodhi temple. (Photo: AP)
 Devotees pay respects to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama at the Mahabodhi temple. (Photo: AP)

New Delhi: The Dalai Lama says that he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will work together for global peace.

The exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists said the world needed leaders with compassion.

He spoke Saturday at a program in New Delhi organized by the women's chapter of an industry group, according to the press statement.

The Dalai Lama had said in Mongolia in November that he had "no worries" about Trump's election as US president and looked forward to meeting him after he took office.

Trump's inauguration took place Friday.

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Location: India, Delhi




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