Slovakian Prime Minister Fico launched from hospital after assassination try | EUROtoday

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Status: 31.05.2024 06:50 a.m.

Slovakian Prime Minister Fico, who was significantly injured in an assassination try, is on the highway to restoration. He has now been in a position to depart the hospital. According to his deputy, nevertheless, he nonetheless has a protracted therapeutic course of forward of him.

Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, who was significantly injured in an assassination try, has been flown from the hospital in Banska Bystrica to Bratislava. This was reported by the TV information channel TA3, citing hospital director Miriam Lapunikova. She had beforehand introduced that the 59-year-old Fico wouldn’t be transferred to a different hospital, however can be given dwelling care as quickly as his well being allowed.

Public tv RTVS reported that cops had been stationed to protect the constructing advanced in a residential space of ​​Bratislava the place Fico's house is positioned.

Fico stands “extremely long” Healing course of earlier than

The clinic had beforehand described Fico's well being as “satisfactory”. Deputy Prime Minister Robert Kalinak stated the prime minister had an “extremely long” therapeutic course of forward of him. Fico was “finally” on the highway to restoration and had began consuming once more, Kalinak advised journalists. However, his restoration will “take an extremely long time, as his injuries are very serious”.

Attacker sits in Pre-trial detention

The left-wing populist head of presidency was critically injured by a number of photographs fired by an opponent of the federal government on May 15 when he stepped outdoors to attend for supporters after a authorities assembly within the small city of Handlova.

The attacker, who was arrested instantly after the assault, is at the moment in custody. During police questioning, he justified his actions by saying he hated Fico and his authorities coverage, in keeping with a courtroom doc reported by the dpa information company. The 71-year-old is being investigated for tried homicide. After the assault, Fico underwent two operations lasting a number of hours within the hospital in Banska Bystrica.