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China ‘blocks’ Mongolia limit after Dalai Lama visit

Mongolia says China has sealed a pivotal limit crossing, formulating outrageous congestion, scarcely a week after a Tibetan devout leader, a Dalai Lama, visited a country.

Hundreds of lorry drivers for a mining firm Rio Tinto are stranded during a Gants Mod channel in southeastern Mongolia in frozen temperatures.

Footage shows a prolonged line of trucks on a Mongolian side of a limit watchful to cross.

“Mongolia says these drivers spend hours, and in some cases days, watchful in a cold,” Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown, stating from Beijing, pronounced on Saturday. “Temperatures during night that can dump to reduction 20 degrees Celsius.” 

Rio Tinto, that operates immeasurable copper and bullion mines, has now dangling conveyance to China of copper concentrate.

The Dalai Lama is loving as a devout personality in primarily Buddhist Mongolia, though is deliberate a separatist in China for ancillary a prolonged drawn-out debate for autonomy for Tibet.

Beijing has been campaigning for a tactful protest of a Dalai Lama given 1959, when he transient to India and shaped a government-in-exile. The Dalai Lama late from domestic life in 2011.

Dalai Lama is deliberate a separatist in China for ancillary a debate for autonomy for Tibet [EPA]

Last month, Beijing imposed new tariffs on commodity shipments between China and Mongolia. But Chinese unfamiliar method orator Geng Shuang did not endorse either or not a new limit fees were connected to a Dalai Lama’s visit, observant that he was unknowingly of a situation.

“As for a Dalai Lama’s revisit to Mongolia, China has voiced a position many times,” he pronounced during a ministry’s unchanging press lecture on Thursday, lonesome by a Reuters news agency.

The tactful repercussions could strike Mongolia hard, with a crisis-hit supervision unfortunate to boost mercantile ties with a absolute southern neighbour and to use Chinese investment to kick-start pivotal mining and infrastructure projects.

Al Jazeera’s match pronounced Mongolia had been negotiating a loan with China to assistance palliate a strident financial troubles.

“Its supervision is fundamentally broke, though China has cancelled talks to plead a loan that Mongolia needs so really badly.

“So, in a sense, Mongolia, is profitable a really complicated mercantile cost for putting eremite leisure forward of mercantile necessity,” Brown added.

In allege of Dalai Lama’s revisit to a Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, China warned in Oct of “damage” to shared ties between a dual countries.

Rio Tinto, that operates copper and bullion mines, has now dangling conveyance to China of copper concentrate [Al Jazeera]

Source: Al Jazeera News

Article source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/12/china-blocks-mongolia-border-dalai-lama-visit-161210060313417.html

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