The speaker of the Czech upper house has said that the country’s president Milos Zeman is unable to carry out his duties, having spent a week in intensive care, and is unlikely to return to office in the coming weeks.
Milos Vystrcil, Senate Speaker, stated Monday that medics had told him there was a very small possibility that the Czech leader would resume work during the week.
Vystrcil was citingZeman, who was recently admitted to intensive treatment, received a hospital report. Vystrcil said that Zeman was unable to carry out his duties and the government needed to look at shifting the president’s responsibilities onto other public officials.
Zeman was admitted to hospital on Monday, eight days before he met with Andrej Babis, the former prime minister. He was taken to intensive care for complications from a pre-existing condition, according to his hospital director.
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Milos Zeman, Czech President, was admitted to hospital. Condition not known
He was also taken to the hospital by his wife in September. His health issues include diabetes. He was also a regular smoker. In 2013, during his visit to the cigarette factory, he stated that it was okay for people to begin smoking later in their lives.
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