Feb 8, 2018

Germany's Daimler issues 'full apology' to China over Dalai Lama

Daimler has issued a second emphatic apology to China after its subsidiary, Mercedes Benz, quoted the Dalai Lama in an Instagram post on Monday. Instagram is blocked in China, but the post was reposted by Chinese internet users, causing a commotion. Ikea apologises for 'sexist' China advert. According to Xinhua, the letter said Daimler had no intention of questioning Beijing's sovereignty over Tibet and would offer "No support, assistance, aid or help to anyone who intentionally subverts or attempts to subvert China's sovereignty and territorial integrity". China has for centuries claimed sovereignty over Tibet and sent in troops to enforce its rule in 1950.

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