Mexico president has gallbladder removed, due back at work Monday

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Posted: Jun 26, 2015 12:13 PM

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto had his gallbladder removed on Friday morning but is recovering well and is due to return to work on Monday, his office said in a statement.

"Post-operational developments have been very favorable," the Mexican presidency said, adding that the 48-year-old Pena Nieto had left the operating room about an hour after the operation.

(Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom)