Slovakia prime minister Robert Fico injured, taken to hospital

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Deputy speaker of parliament Lubos Blaha confirmed the incident throughout a session of Parliament and adjourned it till additional discover, the Slovak TASR information company stated.

Slovakia’s populist Prime Minister Robert Fico was wounded in a taking pictures Wednesday afternoon and taken to hospital.

Reports on TA3, a Slovakian TV station, stated that Fico, 59, was hit within the abdomen after 4 photographs had been fired outdoors the House of Culture within the city of Handlova, some 150 kilometers northeast of the capital, the place the chief was assembly with supporters. A suspect has been detained, it stated. Police sealed off the scene.

Deputy speaker of parliament Lubos Blaha confirmed the incident throughout a session of Parliament and adjourned it till additional discover, the Slovak TASR information company stated.

President Zuzana Caputova condemned “a brutal and ruthless” assault on the premier.

“I’m shocked,” Caputova stated. “I wish Robert Fico a lot of strength in this critical moment and a quick recovery from this attack.”

Fico, a third-time premier, and his leftist Smer, or Direction, social gathering, received Slovakia’s Sept. 30 parliamentary elections, staging a political comeback after campaigning on a pro-Russian and anti-American message.

Critics apprehensive Slovakia beneath Fico would abandon the nation’s pro-Western course and observe the course of Hungary beneath populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

Thousands have repeatedly rallied within the capital and throughout Slovakia to protest Fico’s insurance policies. (AP)


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