Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has been hospitalised in Baghdad due to a "health emergency," his office said on Tuesday.
"Due to fatigue and tiredness, (Talabani) had a health emergency and was transported... to the hospital in Baghdad" on Monday night, said a statement on his website, without providing further details about his condition.
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Talabani has struggled with various health problems in recent years.
He underwent successful heart surgery in the United States in August 2008, and a year earlier had to be evacuated to neighbouring Jordan to be treated for dehydration and exhaustion.
He has also travelled to to the United States and Europe for treatment for a variety of ailments.