Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   24 September

Uruguay’s president diagnosed with lung cancer

Uruguay’s president diagnosed with lung cancer

YEREVAN, AUGUST 21, ARMENPRESS. President of Uruguay Tabaré  Vázquez has announced that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer.

Vázquez, 79, who is an oncologist by profession, told reporters that the cancer has been discovered in his right lung.

He said he will remain hospitalized for another two days for additional checkups, emphasizing that he is feeling well.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan



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