"apologize" Should be "apology":
Chen can apply to study abroad
China says blind activist Chen can apply to study abroad
The ministry statement was the most positive response so far from the Chinese side. It was in contrast to earlier comments from the ministry, which had demanded the apologize
for giving Chen sanctuary at the embassy.
There was no immediate comment from Chen or the U.S.
The statement came shortly after Chen told the Associated Press that he felt his situation was "dangerous," and complained that American officials have been blocked from seeing him for two days and friends who have tried to visit have been beaten up.