Romanian PM Calin Popescu Tariceanu was feeling well on Thursday after a surgical intervention at his left knee in a French hospital this morning, Government spokeswoman Oana Marinescu announced. She said the intervention has lasted for two hours and that shortly afterwards Tariceanu was fully aware, in excellent condition, active and in contact with events back home.

Calin Popescu Tariceanu, a motorbiking fan, sufferred a knee injury in a motorbike accident earlier this year.

He is due to return home on Sunday. Until then, he keeps all his duties as he refused to delegate them to another member of the government.

Tariceanu did not want to name the French clinic where he’s been since Wednesday.