A high-level Chinese military delegation has asked Nepal government to curb anti-China protests by the exiled Tibetans in the country as they discussed other bilateral issues ranging from border security to defence cooperation.
The eight member delegation led by Lt Gen Shu Yutai, held separate meetings with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala, Defence Minister Vidya Bhandari on issues relating to border security, Tibetan activities and mutual cooperation, according to Foreign Ministry sources.
The delegation is currently here on an official visit ahead of planned pro-Tibetan demonstrations in the capital on December 10 to mark the 20th anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tibetan spiritual guru the Dalai Lama.
Nepalese authorities have intensified security at Chinese Embassy, Chinese Visa Section and other Chinese installations in the capital in view of the possible protests. During her meeting with the Chinese delegation, Koirala expressed Nepal's commitment to "one China policy" and assured that the country will not allow any activity directed towards China from its territory, the officials said.
According "The Kathmandu Post", the Chinese military delegation from Tibet offered an integrated security, trade and development cooperation to Nepal, with a view to strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.