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Iraqi president suffers stroke

The Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in a "stable but critical condition" after suffering a stroke, according to government sources. He is being treated in hospital.

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Iraqi President in hospital with unknown health problem

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani with Nick Clegg in 2010. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in hospital receiving treatment for an unspecified health problem, his office has announced.

A statement on the office's website said Mr Talabani was taken to hospital last night after showing signs of fatigue.

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