Obama meets with Dalai Lama during trip abroad

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Former President Obama met with the Dalai Lama during a visit to New Delhi for an Obama Foundation event.

The Dalai Lama’s official Twitter account shared a photo of the two men speaking Friday afternoon.

Obama’s meeting with the spiritual leader of Tibet comes after the Dalai Lama expressed concern about the future of the U.S. under President Trump, saying in October the country was becoming more “selfish” and “nationalist” and warning that Trump wasn’t paying enough attention to the issue of global warming.

{mosads}While in New Delhi, Obama also spoke at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.

During the event, he offered advice on the best way to social media platforms like Twitter, encouraging users to “have a little bit of an edit function” and “think before you tweet.”

Obama also joked about Fox News, telling the audience if he watched the network, “I wouldn’t vote for me.”

The former president recently embarked on a foreign trip that includes meetings with several world leaders, including Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Obama is also set to visit Paris during the trip, and will speak at summits in all three countries.

Obama’s trip comes shortly after Trump returned from his own five-nation tour of Asia, during which he met with both Xi and Modi.

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