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April 11, 2021

President Klaus Iohannis undergoes surgery, announces return to office on Wednesday

President Klaus Iohannis underwent surgery to his right shoulder on Tuesday, at the ‘Dr. Carol Davila’ Central Military University Emergency Hospital in Bucharest, the Presidential Administration informed in a release.

“The President’s health condition is excellent; he is medically fit for carrying out the duties of his position,” the release reads; it also mentions that surgery was carried out in optimal conditions, in accordance with all the relevant procedures.

The hospital also issued a release mentioning that arthroscopic surgery was used for subacromial impingement at the right shoulder, subacromial bursitis and a lesion of the supraspinatus tendon. The President’s condition is very good, the document adds.

A message on the President’s Facebook page states, “Today I have underwent surgery to the right shoulder. The intervention has been successful, I feel all right and tomorrow I will resume my work at the Cotroceni Palace [seat of the Presidential Administration – editor’s note]. I appreciate the work of the medical team and I thank the whole staff of the ‘Dr. Carol Davila’ Central Military University Emergency Hospital.”

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