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Details of incident with Georgian president in Turkey disclosed

Georgia Materials 10 April 2013 11:55
Georgian President's administration released details of the incident that happened with Mikheil Saakashvili in Turkey.
Details of incident with Georgian president in Turkey disclosed

Georgia, Tbilisi, April 10 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /

Georgian President's administration released details of the incident that happened with Mikheil Saakashvili in Turkey.

The doctors had to put 40 stitches on Saakashvili's shoulder fractured in three places, and to fix fractures by metal inserts, the administration of the President of Georgia announced on Wednesday.

According to the announcement, due to the high public interest in the incident, the administration states that Saakashvili suffered during the daily bicycle ride and was operated in Istanbul American Hospital.

"The president had his shoulder fractured in three places that is why he had a surgery operation on Sunday night. Saakashvili spent several hours under anesthesia, and the operation was performed by a Turkish surgeon, Professor Mehmet Demirhan," the announcement says.

According to the physicians, Saakashvili's full rehabilitation will take a month.

According to the administration, after spending two days in the hospital, the president held a meeting in Ankara on Tuesday. On Wednesday he returned to Tbilisi.

Saakashvili highly appreciated Turkish healthcare system, saying that it had made a "big step" in the development during recent years.

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