Sources said that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, was visited by a senior official and close ally of President Xi Jinping and told she might be free within weeks. Photo: Reuters

Confidante of China’s President Xi Jinping told Liu Xia in February she might soon be set free: sources

Senior official from public security ministry said widow of late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo might be able to leave the country by April

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Sources said that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, was visited by a senior official and close ally of President Xi Jinping and told she might be free within weeks. Photo: Reuters
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