Press Advisories

29. 3. 2017

Prime Minister asks Ministry of Transport to prepare analysis of toll introduction on German motorways

At its meeting on 29th March 2017, the government discussed the introduction of tolls for private cars on German motorways, approved during the past week by the German federal parliament. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka in this connection has asked Minister of Transport Dan Ťok to have his department submit to the government by the end of April materials on the impact of this legislation, and recommendations on how the Czech Republic is to react to the introduction of tolls on German motorways.

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28. 3. 2017

V4 country Prime Ministers discuss future of the EU and support for startups

Tuesday 28th March 2017 saw a summit in Warsaw of Prime Ministers of the Visegrad group of countries. During this Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka, together with the other prime ministers debated the future of the European Union and agree on joint support for new digital technologies and startups.

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25. 3. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka: Rome Declaration on future of EU also contains important Czech priorities – security and prosperity

In Rome Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka took part in an informal summit of 27 member states of the European Union. Together with his European partners he agreed on the main pillars of the EU’s future and all 27 states including the Czech Republic signed a joint communiqué containing these priorities. The summit in Rome took place symbolically on the day of the 60th anniversary of the founding treaties.

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9. 3. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka has backed Tusk to head the European Council

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka represented the Czech Republic at today’s one-day meeting of the European Council in Brussels. EU leaders reaffirmed Donald Tusk’s position as European Council President. During the meeting the CR supported the completion of the single market, increased industrial competitiveness and resolving the issue of dual quality foods.

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