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The Bulgarian government strongly condemned the attack on Robert Fico

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Photo: BTA

Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot this afternoon after a government meeting in the town of Handlova, about 180 km from Bratislava. A post on Fico's Facebook profile indicates that the prime minister is in life-threatening condition.

''We categorically condemn the attack on Robert #Fico! We wish him a speedy recovery, strength and courage to his family’’, the Bulgarian Council of Ministers wrote on the social network X.

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