German Economy Minister ‘breaks nose’ in tumble from stage

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Altmaier “tripped and fell as he left a stage,” a mouthpiece said. “He was treated by doctors on a stage and brought to sanatorium for tests.”

She pronounced a tighten fan of Chancellor Angela Merkel was vocalization and had thanked a doctors and medics who treated him.

DPA reported that a 61-year-old maestro of Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) celebration had suffered a damaged nose, bruises and light conduct wound.

TV footage showed Altmaier stepping down from a lectern during a Digital Summit in Dortmund, western Germany, and afterwards cut to a assembly applauding, before they gasped during a steer of his fall.

North Rhine-Westphalia’s premier Armin Laschet (CDU), who had given a debate before Altmaier, said: “We were all holding a breath. It’s a good thing that a alloy and highbrow of medicine was with him immediately.”

A shade was set adult to defense a initial assist operation from perspective in a gymnasium where Altmaier had only given a speech, while assembly members were asked to leave.

A shade was set adult to defense Altmaier. Photo: DPA

An AFP photographer afterwards saw him being ecstatic to sanatorium in an ambulance.

Politicians took to amicable media to wish Altmaier well.

CDU personality Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wrote on Twitter: “What a shock! Dear Peter Altmaier, we wish we a rapid liberation and that we can get behind on  your feet quickly.”

Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, of a Social Democrats, also wished him a discerning liberation and added: “Hopefully we’ll see we again in a cupboard really soon.”

According to cupboard rules, Scholz would paint Altmaier should he be absent for a longer duration of time.

Chancellor Merkel’s orator also wished Altmaier a rapid liberation on interest of a sovereign government.

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