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Israeli Leader In 'Good' Condition After Minor Stroke

Israeli Prime Minister Arial Sharon (file photo) (epa) 19 December 2005 -- Doctors say Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in good condition after being hospitalized for what was described as a minor stroke.

Ron Krumer, a spokesman for Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, said today that Sharon will undergo further medical tests.

"Prime Minister Sharon had a restful night," said Krumer. "He's in a good condition. During the early morning hours, Prime Minister Sharon will undergo examinations and medical evaluation by the doctors after which a decision will be made as to the continuation of his treatment."

Sharon was taken to the hospital late yesterday after saying he did not feel well. Doctors said he suffered a minor stroke but that his life was not in danger.

The doctors had previously said Sharon could expect to stay in hospital for three to four days.