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Venezuelan official says Chavez recovering

Feb. 2, 2013 at 4:02 PM   |   Comments

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CARACAS, Venezuela, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has entered a new phase of his recovery following his most recent cancer surgery, a government official said.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday Chavez has completed his post-surgery recovery in Havana, RIA Novosti reported.

"Fortunately, the post-surgery cycle is now over, and the president has entered a new stage of his treatment, gradually recovering and getting stronger," Maduro said.

Chavez, 58, was elected to a fourth term last November but was unable to attend his swearing-in last month because he was in Cuba recovering from surgery.

The Venezuelan leader has undergone four cancer surgeries in all.

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