Deputy Turkish PM Arınç undergoes gallbladder removal surgery
The deputy prime minister is currently receiving post-operative treatment, doctors said. AA PhotoDeputy Turkish Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has undergone a successful cholecystectomy operation, doctors from a private hospital in Ankara announced May 6.
Arınç was hospitalized earlier in the same day for the scheduled gallbladder removal surgery, doctors said, noting that the veteran politician, 66, was in good condition, Anadolu Agency reported.
The deputy prime minister is currently receiving post-operative treatment, the doctors said, without elaborating on when he will be released from hospital.
Arınç was most recently in front of cameras when he held a press conference, in his capacity as the spokesperson of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), following a Cabinet meeting late May 5.