"Some sort of a special status, such as federalization for certain regions of Ukraine like Donetsk and Luhansk may be a solution [to the country's crisis]," Fico said.
Despite the fact that the hostilities are less intense than earlier, the situation remains being tense, he said.
"Any way, there is no military solution [to Ukraine crisis]. Politicians need to sit down and find a compromise. And I believe that the negotiations will continue," the Slovakian prime minister noted.
The prime minister emphasized that Slovakia would not send weapons to Ukraine.
"Ukraine should deal with domestic problems, which, I am afraid, it could not handle," he said adding that the "standard of life there is very low; and when they [Ukrainians] will try to meet the criteria [of integration], it will drop even more."
It is necessary to support the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine by easing sanctions on Russia, Robert Fico said.
Anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the West, as well as Moscow's retaliatory restrictions damage Slovakian economy as they had hit the country's businesses.
"I understand that the situation requires sacrifice, but I have the right no express my opinion… Did the sanctions affect Russia's stance? I still insist that they did not in any way," Fico stated.
The EU and the US and a number of their allies have introduced several rounds of sanctions against crucial sectors of Russian economy and a list of individuals, accusing Moscow of meddling in Ukraine's internal conflict.