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Astana, Kazakhstan • 16 May, 2024 | 10:12

President Tokayev Condemns Assassination Attempt on Slovak PM

The Head of State denounced the act as an act of terrorism

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Wikimedia Commons/Vyacheslav Bukharov
Wikimedia Commons/Vyacheslav Bukharov

Following an attempt on the life of Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico on May 15, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed his strong condemnation, denouncing the act unequivocally as an act of terrorism, QazMonitor reports citing Akorda.

Incident: On May 15, Fico was shot and injured in a shooting in Handlova, Central Slovakia, reports Euronews. He is currently in critical condition, having been airlifted to a nearby hospital, with Slovak police apprehending a suspect.

Kazakhstan and Slovakia have long-standing ties of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation. Prime Minister Robert Fico played a notable role in this noble endeavor.

reads the message of President Tokayev.

The press service of Akorda also noted that the President extends well wishes for Prime Minister Fico's speedy recovery.

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