President Nikos Christodoulides on Wednesday said he was “profoundly shocked” after Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot.

“Profoundly shocked by the attempt against the life of the Slovak Prime Minister. My thoughts are with him and his family. My best wishes for speedy and smooth recovery dear Robert,” he posted on X.

Fico was shot as he emerged from a government meeting in Bratislava. He is currently in life-threatening condition after he was shot multiple times.