Russia and Ukraine, as well as India and Pakistan need to think about mutual benefit, said the Dalai Lama.
"If there are differences between States, peoples, it is necessary to think about how to solve problems for the common good. In the past we had many battles… If military means could solve the problems, they would have decided, " said the Dalai Lama answering questions from the audience of his teachings in Riga.
according to his statement, in armed conflict is closely linked societies it is impossible to call the winner or the victim all suffer, RIA " Novosti "." The two countries linked economically. Today the world is such that we are dependent between them, and we need to think about mutual benefit, " he tried to convince the Dalai Lama. He cited the example of Pakistan and India." If Pakistan will suffer, India will also suffer ", - summed up the spiritual leader. To the teachings of the Dalai Lama for Buddhists in the Baltic countries and Russia in the hall of the Riga's "Skonto" were about 4, 5 thousand people from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia and also from Ukraine, Belarus, Finland, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, USA and other countries. In a hall it was possible to observe well-known politicians and artists, among them Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Boris Grebenshchikov, Valentin Gaft. The organizers of the exercises, addressed the society "Save Tibet" (Riga), Fund "Save Tibet" (Moscow) and the Center of Tibetan culture and information (Moscow).