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Successful completion to Samaras eye surgery

The eye surgery Prime Minister Antonis Samaras underwent on Saturday morning was completed successfully, according to an announcement Attiko hospital made in the afternoon.

Reports suggest the surgery for a detached retina lasted more than two hours, as it required ample preparation and that Samaras will remain in hospital until Monday, although he is said to be eager to return to work from Saturday.

The tests he will undergo on Sunday will determine whether he will be able to travel to Brussels for the European Union summit meeting on Wednesday.

As for new Finance Minister Vassilis Rapanos, who was admitted in hospital on Friday with symptoms of exhaustion, he is reported to be in stable condition without causing the least of worries, according to medical sources.

His symptoms are said to be attributed either to extreme fatigue or to some virus, NET reported.

He will remain hospitalized until Monday at the Hygeia private clinic.