File photo of Jair Bolsonaro. (Photo: CGTN)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he has a possible skin cancer after he had a mole removed from his ear.
Bolsonaro said he was given anesthesia during the operation in the Brazilian Air Force Hospital earlier in the day.
"I was so tired that I just lay down on the bed and slept," he said.
"I have fair skin and I spent much time fishing in my life, I like it very much," the president said. "So there is a chance of skin cancer."
However, the presidency's Communication Secretariat said in a statement that the president is in good health, with no indication of a skin cancer.