Delo | Tense artmosphere in Slovakia after the attack on the Prime Minister

The Slovak political scene has unified and called for calming political tensions following the attack on Prime Minister Robert Fico. However, there are concerns that the governing parties might exploit this tragedy to strengthen their power. It is necessary for political leaders to act responsibly and consider long-term consequences, commented Kristína Chlebáková, Project Manager at Institute EUROPEUM, for the Slovenian newspaper Delo.

More than the stability after the attack, I am concerned about the real possibility that the coalition parties will try to use this tragedy to further strengthen and consolidate their power. The opposition, which has so far been very cautious and tactical in its communication, will have to protest against this, risking accusations of supporting the attack.

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Kristína Chlebáková
Project Manager

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