AThe measures need to be approved by parliament, where the tripartite coalition government has a majority.

One of the proposals provides that authorities have the right to ban protest demonstrations in front of politicians’ homes. Demonstrations would also not be allowed closer than 50 meters to the headquarters of the Slovak Government and Presidency.

The Ministry of the Interior must identify and prepare long-term residences for the Prime Minister, the President and the Speaker of Parliament, according to the same measures.

The leaders of all political parties represented in parliament, the attorney general of the Republic and the president of the Constitutional Court will also be protected, according to the government proposal.

The document also provides that prime ministers and parliament presidents who have served at least two terms will receive a regular payment after the end of their terms. Currently, this benefit is only granted to former presidents.

Fico, who took office last year after campaigning with pro-Russian positions, is recovering after being shot several times as he greeted his supporters after a government meeting in the city of Handlova on May 15.

The man accused of shooting the Slovak prime minister is in pre-trial detention.

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