Kemerovo Governor Tuleyev has transferred operation on the spine

Aman Tuleyev

Doctors performed a spinal surgery on the Governor of the Kemerovo region Aman Tuleyev. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the regional administration on Wednesday, June 21.

“Read more on his condition will be available during tomorrow’s press conference,” — said the press service.

The day before that Tuleyev had surgery on the spine, said the Deputy of the state Duma from the Kemerovo region Anton Gorelkin. “The operation was successful, now he is recovering”, — quotes the parliamentarian TASS. According Gorelkina, the head of the region plans to return to work after two weeks.

The head of Novokuznetsk Sergey Kuznetsov on his page “Vkontakte” disproved hearings about a serious illness Tuleyev, calling them “dirty media campaign” against him.

June 20, the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that has no information about the forthcoming resignation of the Governor of Kemerovo. He also stressed that conversations about the state of his health was not conducted.

The day before a press-service of administration of the Kemerovo region reported that Aman Tuleyev second time in a month extended vacation that began may 22.

Tuleyev for the first time topped the Kemerovo region in 1997. In September 2015 he was elected head of the region for the fifth time, gaining more than 96 percent of the votes. It is the oldest Russian Governor.