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UAE President 'well' after stroke: Brother

Published on Feb 4, 2014 7:15 AM
 
United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan listens to closing remarks during the closing ceremony of the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Kuwait's Bayan Palace on Dec 15, 2009. President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan is "well" after an operation last month following a stroke, his brother said on Monday. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

ABU DHABI (AFP) - United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan is "well" after an operation last month following a stroke, his brother said on Monday.

"We went through a tough time but we have overcome that," said Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, who is crown prince of Abu Dhabi.

"Sheikh Khalifa, may God give him long life, is well," he said.

Sheikh Khalifa, 66, who is also ruler of oil-rich Abu Dhabi, has not made a public appearance since the UAE announced that he underwent an operation following a stroke on Jan 24.

 
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