WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fractured her right elbow Wednesday during a fall, CNN reported Thursday. Mrs Clinton fell Wednesday afternoon on her way to the White House and was taken to George Washington University Hospital, State Department officials were quoted as saying. She was treated and released, and will have surgery to repair her elbow in coming weeks. Secretary Clinton appreciates the professionalism and kindness she received from the medical team who treated her this evening and looks forward to resuming her full schedule soon, said Cheryl Mills, a State Department spokeswoman. Daily Mail adds: 'Secretary Clinton appreciates the professionalism and kindness she received from the medical team who treated her this evening and looks forward to resuming her full schedule soon, her chief of staff Cheryl Mills said. Clinton had been due to join film star Angelina Jolie at an event for World Refugee Day and present awards at the American Foreign Service Association. She is set to go next week to Trieste, Italy, for a meeting of Group of Eight foreign ministers and attend a conference on Afghanistan to which Iran has been invited. On the same trip, Clinton is due to go to Corfu, Greece, for a meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on June 27-28. The State Department had no immediate information about whether Clinton still planned to attend those meetings. In mid-July, Clinton is scheduled to make her first trip to India as the Obama administrations top diplomat. - Daily Mail