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Watch reside on Wednesday (22 May) because the Slovak authorities meets for the primary time because the capturing of Prime Minister Fico.

Fico was shot in an assassination try when leaving a authorities assembly every week in the past as we speak.

The gunman shot Fico, 59, 5 instances, initially leaving the prime minister in crucial situation and present process surgical procedure hours later.

Fico stays in hospital.

Fico, a dominant pressure in Slovakia for twenty years, has drawn criticism for taking a extra pro-Russian stance within the Ukraine struggle.

Describing the capturing as a “monstrous” crime, Putin mentioned in a telegram despatched to Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova: “I know Robert Fico as a courageous and strong-minded man. I very much hope that these qualities will help him to survive this difficult situation.”

The assembly in Bratislava can be chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Slovak Republic, Robert Kaliňák,