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Zelensky condemns ‘appalling’ shooting of Slovak PM

Putin calls Slovak PM shooting a 'heinous crime': Kremlin
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday condemned the “appalling” shooting of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and wished him a speedy recovery.

“We strongly condemn this act of violence against our neighbouring partner state’s head of government. Every effort should be made to ensure that violence does not become the norm in any country, form, or sphere,” he said in a message on social media.

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