Updated: 02/21/2014 23:56 | By Agence France-Presse

Obama meets Dalai Lama: White House

US President Barack Obama met Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday, the White House announced, after China had said such a meeting would harm bilateral ties.


Obama meets Dalai Lama: White House

US president Barack Obama (L), pictured in the Oval Office of the White house in Washington on February 9, 2010, and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, before a lecture in Tokyo on Novemeber 1, 2009 - by Toru Yamanaka/Mandel Ngan

"The president is currently meeting w/His Holiness the @DalaiLama in his capacity as an internationally respected religious & cultural leader," the National Security Council said on Twitter.

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