Dalai Lama calls for more tolerance in speech in Slovakia

The Dalai Lama in Bratislava called for more tolerance during a public speech in Slovakia on Sunday, after a meeting with Slovak President Andrej Kiska.

The meeting with president took place in private, Slovak media reported, and four other Slovak politicians also met with the spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism.

Following the meeting, about 1,000 people came to an address from the Dalai Lama in a sports hall, where he called for mutual compassion, news agency TASR reported.

The two-day unofficial visit to Slovakia, which began on Sunday, is part of the spiritual leader's trip through several European countries.

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