China postponed an annual summit with the European Union after French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced that he would meet with the Dalai Lama next month in Poland, the Wall Street Journal reported. Other European leaders are also expected to meet with the Dalai Lama. Chinese officials did not comment on the postponement, and no date has been set for another summit. In a statement, the EU said it "regrets" China’s decision. The annual summit was to begin on Monday in Lyon.
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