Latvian president hospitalized
Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis on Jan.18 morning was admitted to Gailezers Hospital in Riga, Latvian LETA news agency reported.
The hospital confirmed that the president has been hospitalized, without however giving further information on the matter.
The Latvian State Chancery said that Vējonis will not be participating in public events this week due to the illness.
Vejonis was admitted "to ensure the speediest possible recovery from a viral infection. Meanwhile, the president will continue to discharge his duties while in hospital, but will not take part in public events this week," it said.