A VISIT to Belarus by opposition party Smer leader Robert Fico has outraged coalition politicians, who say the trip gave false legitimacy to president Alexander Lukashenko's internationally-isolated regime.
"We are disappointed that Fico went to give a democratic façcade to Lukashenko's undemocratic regime," said parliamentary speaker Pavol Hrušovský.
Other MPs called his visit scandalous.
7. Jul 2003 at 0:00 | From press reports