Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas leaves hospital

RamallahUpdated: May 28, 2018, 03:59 PM IST

File photo. Photograph:(Reuters)

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas left hospital on Monday following eight days of treatment for pneumonia and pledged to return to work, an AFP journalist reported.

The 83-year-old, dressed in a suit, gave a short statement before leaving the hospital near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, saying he planned to be back at work in his office as normal on Tuesday