French far-right party founder Le Pen in hospital after operation

April 16, 2015 3:38 PM

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French far-right party founder Le Pen in hospital after operation

PARIS (Reuters) - The 86-year-old founder of France's far-right FN party, Jean-Marie Le Pen, was under observation in hospital on Thursday after an operation, in the midst of a family feud that has seen him clash with his daughter Marine, now the party leader.

Marine Le Pen said her father was doing fine. "He's doing well. He had a benign operation and there is no reason to worry," she told Reuters at the party headquarters.

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