Press Advisories

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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4. 3. 2017

The European Council will address the issue of migration, defence cooperation and support for economic policies

The European Council meeting will address three main topics, the latest developments relating to migration, cooperation on defence and support for economic growth and competitiveness. The election of the President of the European Council will also be on the agenda. As usual the Czech Republic will be represented at the European Council meeting by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka. In his more than three years as Prime Minister, he has never missed a European Council meeting, and will again be present next week to defend Czech interests.

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3. 3. 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with Czech MEPs to discuss Brexit and dual quality in foods. He expects their support

On Friday 3 March 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with MEPs representing the Czech Republic in the European Parliament at the Office of the Government. At the latest of these regular meetings to which the Czech MEPs are invited by the Prime Minister, the main topics were protection for Czech consumers from dual quality foods, the European Directive on arms control, the situation in the European Union prior to the upcoming negotiations on Great Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union and establishing more effective cooperation between MEPs and the Government.

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3. 3. 2017

Tomáš Prouza has resigned from his position as State Secretary responsible for the European Affairs Section at the Office of the Government

Today, Tomáš Prouza handed Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka his resignation from the position of State Secretary responsible for the European Affairs Section at the Office of the Government, effective from 31 March 2017.

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2. 3. 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka thanked the outgoing Japanese ambassador, T. Yamakawa, for his contribution to Czech-Japanese relations

On Thursday 2 March 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka welcomed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan, Tetsuo Yamakawa, to the Straka Academy on the occasion of his departure from his post as ambassador to the Czech Republic, to thank him for his contribution to improving Czech-Japanese relations

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2. 3. 2017

Joint Statement of the Heads of Governments of the V4 Countries “Strong Europe – Union of Action and Trust”

Joint Statement of the Heads of Governments of the V4 Countries “Strong Europe – Union of Action and Trust” Input to Rome Declaration 2017

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28. 2. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka met with Maltese Prime Minister Muscat to discuss Brexit, the EU summit in Rome and the future of the EU

On Tuesday 28 February 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met in the Kramar villa with the prime minister of the Maltese Republic, Joseph Muscat. The main topics of the meeting were current European issues, Brexit and preparations for the March European Council meeting and the summit in Rome.

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