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Saakashvili breaks shoulder in bike accident

Monday - 4/8/2013, 11:01am  ET

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) -- Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has a broken shoulder after a bicycle accident in Turkey.

A statement from the presidential administration says the accident occurred Sunday during what it describes as Saakashvili's daily bicycle ride. It said he was treated at a hospital in Istanbul but did not give further details.

Saakashvili was to have met Monday with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, but that meeting has been postponed until Tuesday.


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