What Did The Seventeen Point Agreement Declare

  On January 18, 1951, the Dalai Lama, a prisoner of such a dilemma, finally approved Gaxag`s decision to negotiate with the CPC, and wrote a letter to China`s Ambassador to India, Yuan Zhongxian, which was then delivered to Mao Zedong. He said: „I sent a delegation led by Ngapoi to Beijing as soon as possible. But the distance is so long that they can`t get there in time. So we appointed two other assistants to Ngapoi: Zhasa Suokang Suba and Kamchong. You will travel to Beijing across India to share the details of our meetings and people`s opinions. That you send this letter to the president, Mao Zedong, in the hope of promoting Tibetan relations. Phuntsok Wangyal, a former Han Tibetan language interpreter of the Central Delegation and also a member of the CPC Tibetan Working Committee, mentioned in a 1991 article entitled „Before and after the peaceful liberation of Tibet“: „The issue of the creation of the Tibetan Military and Political Committee has led to a great difference between the two sides. Although Li Weihan had previously discussed this point with Ngapoi Ngawang Jigmei, other members of the Tibetan delegation objected at the meetings. They said it would be like „putting a person in the neck of the local government of Tibet.“ In such circumstances, I was so concerned that I did my best to explain to the Tibetan delegation the real intention of the central government to create this committee… In the end, I told them that it was the Dalai Lama who would be the person who would be added to the neck of the local government of Tibet. Chinese sources see the document as a legal treaty that has been mutually praised by governments and the Tibetan people. Founded after 1960, headquarters and international law expert Eckart Klein believe they are invalidated and signed under duress. [1] [2] Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, head of the Tibetan delegation to the peace talks in Beijing, however, indicated that there was no forced labour. [3] A.

Tom Grunfeld pointed out that the obvious admiration in the poem of the 14th Dalai Lama shows few people dissatisfied with the Chinese presence in Tibet. [4] 15. In order to ensure the implementation of this agreement, the central government will set up a military and administrative committee and headquarters in Tibet, and with the exception of personnel sent by the central government, there will be as many as Tibetans participating. Local Tibetan staff participating in the military and administrative committee may include patriotic elements of the local government of Tibet, several districts and various major monasteries; the list of names must be developed after consultation with central government-appointed representatives and various interested parties and submitted for central government approval.