Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday said Doklam is “not a serious issue”. He said both India and China are like brothers and the countries should live peacefully.

Speaking at an event at the Editors Guild, Dalai Lama said the Doklam issue “is just a matter of Beijing using some harsh words and media hype”.

He also said he likes India as there is freedom in the country which gives him more opportunity to share.

“Our small Tibetan community fully practices democracy and I am an admirer of democracy. People are real rulers of a country and free press is important to inform & educate people about reality,” mentioned the Dalai Lama on Tibetian community.

Tensions between India and China have escalated over the standoff between their troops in Doklam in Sikkim sector. However The Dalai Lama believes the two country will soon stand together.