President Tristan Incapacitated
[[THE FOLLOWING IS A STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE EUROPEAN EXECUTIVE]]
Early this morning, President Marcus Tristan sufferred from a mild circulatory disorder, and was hospitalized in Europolis. The President is in stable condition, but while he recuperates, he has expressly wished that Presidential power, if only temporarily, be transferred to the Aleutian Alexander Kuznetsov of the European People's Party, the current Vice President of the European Union. When President Tristan recuperates fully, he will resume his powers as President of the EU. Thank you for your time.
[[THE FOLLOWING WAS A STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE EUROPEAN EXECUTIVE]]