Watch stay as Slovakia prime minister assault suspect seems in court docket | EUROtoday

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Watch stay because the suspect within the assault on Slovakia’s prime minister is ready to look in Special Court on Saturday 18 May.

Robert Fico underwent a two-hour operation on Friday which have elevated hopes for his restoration, a deputy prime minister mentioned, following an assassination try this week that despatched shockwaves by way of Europe.

Deputy prime minister Robert Kalinak additionally mentioned any determination to switch Mr Fico again to the capital Bratislava from the central metropolis of Banska Bystrica the place he’s being handled would solely be taken when there had been additional enchancment in his situation.

Miriam Lapunikova, director of the hospital treating Mr Fico, mentioned he was acutely aware and secure within the intensive care unit after the operation, which eliminated lifeless tissue from his wounds. He additionally underwent hours of surgical procedure on Wednesday quickly after being shot 5 instances at shut vary.

Slovak police have charged a person with tried homicide.