First president of Turkish Cyprus undergoes surgery

Denktas was hospitalized at Ankara's GATA on July 8 after having a partial paralysis caused by an embolism on May 24.

First president of Turkish Cyprus undergoes surgery

Rauf Denktas, first president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), has undergone a surgery at the Gulhane Military Medical Academy (GATA) in Ankara.

His son Serdar Denktas, leader of the Democratic Party (DP), said that the 4-hour surgery was successful and his father was in stable condition after doctors drained blood from his brain. "He will be kept in the intensive care unit for a couple of days," he added.

Denktas was hospitalized at Ankara's GATA on July 8 after having a partial paralysis caused by an embolism on May 24.

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