July 10, 2018 / 7:20 AM / 5 months ago

China says Liu Xia went to Germany for medical treatment

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry on Tuesday said that Liu Xia, widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo, travelled to Germany for medical treatment in accordance with her will.

Ministry spokeswoman Hula Chunking told a regular briefing that she had no further information to offer on the case and added that she did not see any association linking Liu Xian’s departure with a visit to Germany by Premier Lib Keating.

Liu Xiaobo died of liver cancer in July last year while in Chinese custody.

Reporting by Michael Martina; Writing by Christian Shepherd; Editing by Robert Birsel

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