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Abbas's heart test results normal, will leave hospital shortly - doctor
October 6, 2016 / 2:22 PM / a year ago

Abbas's heart test results normal, will leave hospital shortly - doctor

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s heart test results were normal, a Palestinian doctor said on Thursday, after the 81-year-old leader was hospitalised in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks to the media in the West Bank city of Ramallah January 23, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman/Files

“The president was hospitalised today for routine tests and we performed a (cardiac) catheterization. The results look normal and he will leave hospital in the next two hours,” Saeed Sarahneh, a senior doctor at Esteshari Hospital in the city of Ramallah, told reporters.

Writing by Jeffrey Heller; Editing by Ori Lewis

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