Chief physician: Tymoshenko is set to continue medical treatment

12:23, 09 January 2013
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Ex Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko is set to continue a medical treatment in Ukrzaliznytsya Central Hospital in Kharkiv...

Ex Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko is set to continue a medical treatment in Ukrzaliznytsya Central Hospital in Kharkiv.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, chief physician of the Ukrzaliznytsya Central Hospital Mykhaylo Afanasjev said this at press conference, commenting on statement of defender of Yu. Tymoshenko, lawmaker Serhiy Vlasenko that his client refused from the medical treatment from yesterday.

“I visited her personally. She was very surprised to hear this phrase. She said: “No, it did not sound in my statement, I am set to continue a medical treatment, I will fulfill all program of medical treatment, nutrition, everything that will be necessary”, - said M. Afanasjev.

He also added that an issue concerning refusal from food intake was not raised yesterday.

M. Afanasjev said that yesterday before the meeting with S. Vlasenko Yu. Tymoshenko had two medical treatments, and she ate and took medicines during the day.

“She had two medical treatments before the meeting with her defender S. Vlasenko. After the meeting she did not have medical treatments. But she ate and took her medicines”, - said M. Afanasjev.

At the same time, answering the questions of journalists, he noted that one more medical treatment was planned yesterday for Yu. Tymoshenko, but the patient refused to do it.

He did not specified whether a refusal of Yu. Tymoshenko from the medical treatment is connected with her personal campaign of civil disobedience, which she announced yesterday.

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