Robert Fico

Robert Fico, (born 15 September 1964) has been Prime Minister of Slovakia since 4 April 2012 and leads the Direction - Social Democracy party. Fico served as Prime Minister from 4 July 2006 to 8 July 2010. First elected to Parliament in 1992 (whilst within Czechoslovakia), he would later be appointed to the Council of Europe.

Following his party's victory at the elections in 2006, he formed the first Fico Cabinet. While later in opposition, Fico again sat as a member of parliament. Following a motion of confidence against the Iveta Radičová cabinet, Fico was re-appointed Prime Minister, forming Fico's Second Cabinet.

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