10 Aug 2019 11:30

Gorbachev's press service denies reports of his ill health

MOSCOW. Aug 10 (Interfax) - There are no grounds for reports appearing in media that former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is in ill health, his press service told Interfax.

"We were surprised to learn about this report on Mikhail Sergeyevich' poor health, because there are no grounds for such reports," the press service said.

"Gorbachev went to work at his foundation and met with employees of the foundation yesterday," it said.