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China: Chen May Apply To Study Abroad

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In a statement on its website Friday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said activist Chen Guangcheng would be allowed to apply to study abroad. Chen, who had escaped from house arrest, earlier said he wanted asylum in the U.S. But before that, he had told U.S. officials he would like to remain on Chinese soil.
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