Turkey: PM Erdoğan Goes through Medical Examination after Catching Cold


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Somalilandsun – After suffering from a cold, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was taken to Ankara Atatürk Research and Training Hospital for few hours on Tuesday where he went through medical examination.

A parliamentary group meeting of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) was cancelled on Tuesday morning due to Prime Erdoğan’s health.

After remaining in hospital for a few hours on Tuesday, Erdoğan spoke to press outside the hospital and said that he has been advised to rest at home for a week to recover. Health Minister Dr. Mehmet Müezzinoğlu visited the prime minister shortly after he was hospitalized.

In a similar development on Monday, pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) leader Selahattin Demirtaş was hospitalized after suffering from chest pain in Diyarbakır. He is now reportedly in good condition.