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Slovakian Prime Minister Fico is out of danger, minister says

Slovakian Prime Minister Fico is out of danger, minister says

Bratislava, 19 May 2024 (dpa/MIA) - Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico is out of danger following an attempt on his life on Wednesday, Defence Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Robert Kaliňák told the news agency TASR on Sunday.

Fico had been improving and was reported to be in stable condition on Saturday, according Health Minister Zuzana Dolinková.

The Slovakian premier received his second operation on Friday after a gunmen attempted to kill him in what Slovakian officials have said was a politically motivated crime.

A panel of doctors is to decide on Monday whether he is to be transferred. The prime minister is currently recovering in the university hospital in Banská Bystrica, close to the small town of Handlová where he was shot.

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