US recognises Tibet as part of China: Obama

Beijing, Nov 17 ( US President Barack Obama Tuesday said the US government recognises Tibet as a part of China.

He also said that the US supported the early resumption of dialogue between the Chinese government and representatives of the Dalai Lama to resolve any concerns and differences that the two sides may have.

“The US respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China,” Xinhua quoted Obama as saying at a joint press conference with Chinese President Hu Jintao here.