Former NATO chief Javier Solana has coronavirus

Former NATO chief Javier Solana has coronavirus
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Former NATO secretary general Javier Solana was admitted to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, a source told Reuters, adding that his health was evolving positively and that he had been put under observation as a precaution, APA reports citing Reuters.

Newspaper ABC was first to report on Friday that Solana had been hospitalised for coronavirus in Madrid on Wednesday.

Solana, 77, served as NATO secretary general from 1995-1999, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs from 1999-2009 and was Spain’s foreign minister under Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez form 1992-1995.

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