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Hillary Clinton 'encouraged' by Chen Guangcheng progress

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, says she is encouraged by a statement from China that the activist, Chen Guangcheng, can apply to study abroad.

She said that all Washington's decisions had been guided by Mr Chen's choice and the US's own values.

She said progress had been made to give him what he wanted, and that US embassy staff and their doctor had been able to see him in hospital.

  • 04 May 2012
  • From the section Asia