Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, shot, in stable condition after emergency surgery

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, shot, in stable condition after emergency surgery
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, shot, in stable condition after emergency surgery

The NATO chief also said:shocked and dismayed“after the attack on the Slovak Prime Minister.”I wish him the strength necessary for a speedy recovery.“, Mr. Stoltenberg wrote on X.

Ukrainian President Zelensky denounces attack “terrible” against the Slovak Prime Minister. For his part, Vladimir Putin denounces a “heinous crime“.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres “strongly condemns the shocking attack“said one of its spokespersons.”The Secretary General’s thoughts are with the Prime Minister and his loved ones at this difficult time“, added Farhan Haq.

Italian Prime Minister Georgia Meloni condemns the “vile attack” against the Slovak Prime Minister. Saying “shocked“, Ms. Meloni expressed in a statement “the strongest condemnation of all forms of violence and attacks on the basic principles of democracy and freedom“.

US President Joe Biden condemns the attack “vile” against the Slovak Prime Minister.

Shocked“, Emmanuel Macron “strongly condemns” this act.

The shooting attack against the head of the Slovak government Robert Fico was politically motivated, the Minister of Defense told the press on Wednesday.

“What happened is a political attack. It is absolutely clear, and we must react accordingly,” Robert Kaliniak said at a press conference at the hospital where Mr. Fico is being operated on.

Finally, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo qualified on Wednesday “attack on democracy. Nothing justifies this type of violence“, he said on X. “Our support goes to his family, his friends and the Slovak people. In a democracy, the fight is fought with words and not with bullets. This shows how fragile democracy is“, underlined Alexander De Croo. That the attack took place in the run-up to the European elections is particularly worryinghe added.

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