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The Dalai Lama with U.S. presidents

Updated 1749 GMT (0149 HKT) February 20, 2015
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President Barack Obama meets with Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House in July 2011. Pete Souza/White House/Landov
President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House in February 2010. Pete Souza/White House/Getty Images
President George W. Bush meets with the Dalai Lama before the Tibetan spiritual leader received the Congressional Gold Medal in October 2007. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
President George W. Bush, wears a scarf that was presented to him by the Dalai Lama at the White House in November 2005. Paul MorseWhite House/
President George W. Bush meets the Dalai Lama at the White House in September 2003. Paul Morse/White House/Getty Images
President George W. Bush meets with the Dalai Lama in the Oval Office in May 2001. Ma/Getty Images
President Bill Clinton meets with the Dalai Lama at the White House in June 2000. Ralph Alswang/AFP/Getty Images
President Bill Clinton listens to the Dalai Lama during a meeting in November 1998 at the White House. Courtesy White House/Getty Images
The Dalai Lama meets with President Bill Clinton at the White House. Courtesy White House/AP
President Bill Clinton talks with the Dalai Lama as Vice President Al Gore looks on during a meeting at the White House in April 1994. Reuters/Landov
President George H. W. Bush meets with the Dalai Lama at the White House in April 1991. It was the first-ever meeting between the Tibetan spiritual leader and a U.S. president. Courtesy of International Campaign for Tibet/White House
President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House in February 2010. Pete Souza/White House/Getty Images