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25.06.2017 - 09: 59

Erdogan fainted during the prayer in the mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost consciousness during a prayer in a mosque in the city of Ataşehir near Istanbul, CNN Turk reported on June, 25. The guards ran up to the head of state, then he was carried away on a stretcher.

The doctors were called in the place. Reporters were not allowed to the mosque. Later, Erdogan came to himself and told reporters that he was feeling well, and the deterioration of his well-being was due to a sharp jump in blood sugar.

On Sunday, Muslims around the world celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan. This year it began 26 May. This is the month of fasting, during which Muslims refuse from sunrise to sunset, in particular, from eating and drinking.

Turkish leader 63 year. In 2012, he was operated on his stomach.

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Tags: Turkey, Erdogan, Middle East