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Izetbegovic Hospitalized With Heart Problems

February 22, 1996

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) _ Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic was rushed to the hospital this morning with heart problems, his office announced.

The terse statement carried by the state BH Press news agency said only that Izetbegovic, 70, suffered sudden cardiac problems and that he was taken to the hospital for examination and treatment.

The president was in stable condition, but will have to remain in hospital, said Ismet Grbo, a spokesman for Izetbegovic’s ruling Party for Democratic Action. He did not say how long Izetbegovic would have to remain there.

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