Press Advisories

19. 7. 2017

The Visegrad Group and Israel have discussed cooperation in the economy, migration, terrorism and the peace process

The prime ministers of the Visegrad Group countries, including Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, continued on Wednesday, 19 July 2017, in a summit meeting in Budapest with a joint negotiation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The main topics of the discussion included relations between the European Union and Israel and the fight against terrorism.

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19. 7. 2017

The prime ministers of the V4 countries discussed migration, help for Italy and dual food quality

On Wednesday, 19 July 2017, Prime Minister, Bohuslav Sobotka attended the second summit of the Visegrad Group under the Hungarian presidency in Budapest. With the Prime Ministers of Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, he talked about migration and dual food quality. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be the guest of the second part of the summit, and will then meet Prime Minister Sobotka in a separate session.

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4. 7. 2017

V4 Prime Ministers discussed mutual trade and security situation with President of Egypt

The V4 summit of Visegrad Group Prime Ministers, including Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, continued in Budapest in the afternoon of Tuesday, 4 July 2017, with the participation of the President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The main topics of their meeting included the relations between the EU and Egypt, new security challenges, as well as economic cooperation. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka also discussed economic and scientific cooperation with Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán.

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4. 7. 2017

V4 Prime Ministers discussed the EU future and further migration policy steps

On Tuesday, 4 July 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka took part in a summit of Visegrad Group Prime Ministers. The topics included current European issues in the light of June’s European Council, the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive and the proposal for the European Pillar of Social Rights. Prime Minister Sobotka also met Mr Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, who is a guest of the second part of the summit.

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30. 6. 2017

PM Sobotka: The CR has a great potential to boost significantly its cooperation with Japan in trade, investment, as well as new technologies

During his four-day official visit to Japan, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, President of the Lower Chamber of Japanese Parliament, Tadamori Oshima, and Crown Prince, Naruhito. He discussed a cooperation enhancement in trade, investment and new technologies with the managements of Asahi Breweries and Shimadzu. At the end of his official visit to Japan, Prime Minister Sobotka paid tribute to the memory of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

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29. 6. 2017

In Kyoto, Prime Minister Sobotka and the management of Shimadzu discussed strengthening Shimadzu’s technological cooperation with the Czech Republic

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has been on his official visit to Japan for a third day. Today in Kyoto, the Prime Minister met the management of Shimadzu, a company manufacturing state-of-the-art technological, medical and laboratory equipment, lasers and aviation equipment.

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28. 6. 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka received an honorary doctorate of Josai University in Tokyo

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka gave a speech on the European Union and the situation in Europe during his official visit to Japan at Josai University in Tokyo on Wednesday, 28th June 2017. He was also conferred a degree of doctor honoris causa on this occasion.

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28. 6. 2017

The second day in Japan: the PM meets Crown Prince Naruhito and talks with Czech and Japanese businesspeople about new investments

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka continues his official visit to Japan. He opened a Czech-Japanese business and investment forum in Tokyo this morning, lectured at Josai University, and met Crown Prince Naruhito and Tadamori Oshima, President of the Parliament's Lower Chamber. At the end of the day, Prime Minister Sobotka spoke with the management of Asahi Breweries and other leading companies.

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