UAE president suffered a stroke, in stable condition-state news agency

DUBAI Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:06am EST

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DUBAI (Reuters) - The president of the United Arab Emirates has undergone surgery after a stroke and is in a stable condition, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday.

It quoted the presidential affairs ministry as saying Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayn suffered a stroke early on Friday which "required doctors to perform surgery", adding his condition has since stabilized. It gave no further details.

(Reporting by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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