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BEIRUT, 14 March. /ITAR-TASS/ Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Moualem has been hospitalized. He is currently in the intensive care department of the Medical Center at the American University of Beirut.
One of doctors of the Center said Moalem underwent surgery on the heart. He added that minister is "in stable condition".
Walid Moalem was brought to the Lebanese capital on the night of Thursday to Friday. After the examination council of physicians concluded minister needs a surgery. Syrian media did not report about status of 73-years old patient chief of Syrian diplomacy.
Deputy prime-minister, head of the Syrian Ministry of International Relations, led official government delegation to the two rounds peace negotiations in January-February in Geneva.