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Unprecedented: European Leaders Condemn Assassination Attempt on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico

BySamantha Jones

May 15, 2024
European leaders denounce assault on Fico as cowardly

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot in front of a cultural community center in the city of Handlova on Wednesday afternoon. The attack left him injured and he was taken to the hospital. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen strongly condemned the “despicable attack” and expressed her support for Fico and his family during this difficult time. Charles Michel, European Council President, also reiterated that violence can never be justified.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sent his thoughts and prayers for Fico’s health and recovery, while Slovakia’s outgoing president Zuzana Caputov√° described the attack as “brutal and ruthless.” NATO CEO Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky both expressed shock and concern over the attack. The suspected perpetrator has been arrested by the police.

The European leaders are united in their condemnation of the attack on Prime Minister Robert Fico, with many expressing their support for him during this difficult time.

By Samantha Jones

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