Bernadette Chirac, wife of the former head of state, was admitted to the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris on Wednesday morning.
Bernadette Chirac, Aged 83 years old, the same as her husband, Jacques Chirac, was admitted on Wednesday morning in the same establishment as her husband who was hospitalized in Paris for a “lung infection”.
“Exhausted” , Bernadette Chirac is hospitalized
According to his family, the wife of the former head of state was admitted “to rest and recover a bit ‘ .
“Bernadette Chirac, still deeply marked by the death of her eldest daughter Laurence (in April) and has been exhausted for several days following the hospitalization of her husband with a pulmonary lung infection on Tuesday at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris”, as Jacques Chirac , “to rest and recover a little,” said the former secretary general of the Elysee Palace, Frederic Salat-Baroux, confirming a report by Europe 1.
At midday, Mr Salat-Baroux, husband of Claude Chirac, had reacted strongly to the many rumors of the death of former state president, ensuring that he was still hospitalized on Wednesday and calling for the “urge” to respect for “tranquility”
Mr Chirac, 83, was hospitalized Sunday morning at the Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris for a lung infection.
“The Chirac’s must be able to confront peacefully the trials of life”
“Jacques and Bernadette Chirac had, like each of us, right to respect for private life. Recall if it were necessary, that Jacques Chirac is no longer in operation since May 2007, more than nine years ” , said Wednesday night Mr. Salat-Baroux.
“The measure of humanity is to leave in peace, in this period, their daughter and grand-son, faced with a situation whose difficulty is aggravated by external pressure no justification” , he urged .
“Like all families, Chirac must be able to face in peace the trials of life. Our society has changed so much that it is necessary twice a day remember such truths ” , did he stressed.