Ukraine's Tymoshenko in Germany for treatment

Yulia Tymoshenko arrives in Germany following a European People's Party meeting in Dublin.

Ukraine's Tymoshenko in Germany for treatment

World Bulletin / News Desk

Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who was released from prison last month, arrived in Germany late on Friday for treatment for a back problem at the invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel.

After arriving at Berlin's Schonefeld airport, Tymoshenko was immediately taken to Charité hospital, according to German news agency DPA.

A press conference will be held at the hospital on Saturday; however, Tymoshenko is not expected to attend.

Tymoshenko went to Berlin for treatment after attending a meeting of the European People’s Party in Dublin on March 6-7.

The 53-year-old was previously examined by a team of health experts from Charité hospital while in prison in Ukraine.

Last Mod: 08 Mart 2014, 10:53
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