China – Situation of Liu Xiaobo (29 June 2017)


France is concerned at reports about the state of health of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. It calls on China to release him on humanitarian grounds.

All necessary measures must be taken to ensure that Liu Xiaobo receives all the treatment he needs where he wishes and that his wife and family are able to have access to him.

Q - Has France suggested that it could receive Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, and if so why? Has China responded to this suggestion?

A - Please refer to the statement we just issued. We have no further comment.