TUNIS, JUNE 27 - "The Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi is conscious even if fatigued and suffering from the high temperatures of these days". Tunisian spokeswoman Saïda Garrache told the local radio station Mosaique fm, stating that the president's illness is not linked to "heart problems or stroke" but that the head of state himself asked to be hospitalized, having great esteem in the medical skills of the country. "The latest information released by the doctors of the military hospital speak of a" stable "state of health, the spokeswoman said, adding that the president will undergo additional medical examinations." In Tunisia, nothing can be hidden, "Garrache said. stressing that Essebsi's hospitalization has no connection with the terrorist attacks that hit the capital today.