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-- story that is bubbling out there today and there's a possible breakthrough.
In this diplomatic standoff the United States is now saying that an American University.
Has offered a fellowship.
To 101 Chang.
And the State Department expects the Chinese Government to quickly deal with an application to allow this.
Blind Chinese dissident to travel abroad and come to United States okay so this is a deal that appears to be.
In the works right now suddenly he is getting abusive CNN's.
Our application has permission to come to an -- to studies -- the -- This man all but overshadowing this new round of huge talks.
That we're going on right now on finance and security and on Syria and big trade -- a secretary of state Hillary Clinton.
Was there for this reason in the first place when all of the rest of this erupted and became the headline stories of Peter -- joins me now live in Washington.
Long Will it take do we think before we see this man over here are coming to nice it's from China.
And there's no precise time -- Martha but we just got word from the State Department that they're gonna speed things up and spokesperson Victoria new wind just said quote.
The United States government expects that the Chinese Government will expeditiously processes applications for these documents.
And make accommodations for his current medical condition the United States government would then -- visa requests.
For him and his immediate family.
Priority attention and about ninety minutes ago we heard from secretary of state Clinton who said she is encouraged by this -- recent turn.
Over the course of the day.
Progress has been made to help him have the future that he wants.
And -- we will.
Be staying in touch with him.
Adds this process moves forward.
And Secretary Clinton also said that since the beginning all efforts with Chan have been guided by his choices and our values.
Mary -- saying so any word on how long he and his family plan to stay in the United States Peter.
The plan is only for a few months Martha and -- apparently has an invitation from new York university and why you to come and study that's according to a friend of his go use Sean also said -- never told the media he wanted to political asylum and that he never directly or indirectly criticized the US embassy for forcing him walk out this friend says what our ambassador Gary Locke said yesterday that -- Walked out on his own free will and Chan is grateful to all the diplomats who have helped them in our latest story Peter thank you very much -- -- CNBC and amassed two run.
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