State Department Update on Ambassador Richard Holbrooke

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–December 11, 2010.  Statement by Phillip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs, Department of State.

Ambassador Richard Holbrooke was admitted to George Washington University Hospital yesterday. This morning, doctors completed surgery to repair a tear in his aorta. He is in critical condition and has been joined by his family.