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Premier: China to consider organizing foreign journalists to Lhasa

Source: Xinhua | 03-18-2008 12:30

Special Report:   2008 NPC & CPPCC sessions

BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) -- China will consider the possibility of organizing foreign media to Lhasa and see on the ground what happened there, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said here Tuesday at a press conference.

"I fully appreciate the reason why international media organizations would like to go there at this moment," he said upon the conclusion of the annual session of China's top legislature.

"The situation is basically returning to normal...Lhasa will be reopened to the rest of the world," he said.

On March 14, violence involving beating, smashing property, looting and arson broke out in Lhasa, arousing worldwide attention.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei