French first lady doing 'better', Hollande says
Published on Jan 20, 2014 8:41 PM
THE HAGUE (AFP) - French President Francois Hollande said Monday his partner Valerie Trierweiler is doing "better" and "resting" following a week's stay in hospital after his affair with an actress was made public.
A journalist asked how Ms Trierweiler was during a joint press conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague, where Mr Hollande is on his first trip abroad since news of the affair broke.
"I thank you for your question," Mr Hollande said.
"Valerie Trierweiler is doing better and resting at the moment at La Lanterne," he said, referring to the presidential residence in Versailles, outside Paris.
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