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French President Macron Strongly Condemns Attack on Fico

Emmanuel Macron. Foto: TASR/AP

Fico was shot following the government away-from-home session in Handlova.

Paris, May 15 (TASR) - French President Emmanuel Macron is another European leader who's condemned the assassination attempt on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on Wednesday.

"I am shocked by the shooting of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico. I strongly condemn this attack. My thoughts and solidarity are with him, his family and the Slovak nation," Macron wrote on social network X.

Fico was shot following the government away-from-home session in Handlova. Several shots were fired at the scene, with the gunman apprehended immediately after the incident.