Press Advisories

12. 9. 2019

V4 Statement on the Western Balkans

The Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group countries met with partners from the Western Balkans in Prague on 12 September 2019. In this context, the V4 leaders:

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10. 9. 2019

Meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and partners from Western Balkan

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš will host a meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group on Thursday September 12, 2019. This time, partners from the Western Balkan have been invited to the meeting as well.

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29. 8. 2019

ADVICE, September 12, 2019: The Prime Minister Andrej Babiš will welcome Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and partners from Western Balkan

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš will host a meeting of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group on Thursday September 12, 2019. This time, partners from the Western Balkan have been invited to the meeting as well. The purpose of the event is to strengthen cooperation of the two regions. Mainly current European issues will be on the agenda of the meeting, e.g. composition of the new European Commission, Multiannual financial framework after 2020, infrastructure, human resources, education, financial stability or approach to solving the climate issues.

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30. 7. 2019

Prime Minister discussed the incoming President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

On 29 July 2019, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, as the third prime minister in the EU, met with the incoming President of the European Commission, Ms Ursula von der Leyen. He talked about his expectations of her Commission and the priorities of the Czech government in the EU. They also discussed the nominee of the Czech Republic for the incoming European Commission and the agenda the Czech government would prefer.

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16. 7. 2019

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš had lunch with ambassadors

On Tuesday 16 July 2019, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš attended a working lunch with ambassadors of EU Member States and candidate countries in the Czech Republic. The working lunch was organized by the Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to Prague, Jukka Pesola.

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3. 7. 2019

Prime Minister Babiš met with Malta’s Prime Minister Muscat

On 3 July 2019, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš met with Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta Joseph Muscat. After yesterday’s agreement on the candidates for the highest EU positions, the prime ministers talked in particular about this issue. The Prime Ministers also mentioned the preparation of the EU Multiannual Financial Framework 2021–2027, migration across the Mediterranean and the situation in Libya or the completion of the internal market.

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3. 7. 2019

Prime Minister discussed the EU leadership positions at the European Council

On Sunday, 30 June 2019, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš flew to an extraordinary meeting of the European Council, where he discussed the top five positions of the European institutions. The negotiations continued on Monday and Tuesday, 1 and 2 July 2019.

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25. 6. 2019

Prime Minister Babiš and Deputy Prime Minister Havlíček discussed cooperation in science and research in Dresden

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš attended the European Forum for Science, Research and Innovation in Dresden on 24 and 25 June 2019. During his visit to Dresden he also met with the Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, and the President of the German Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble, and met several innovative and start-up companies. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček.

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21. 6. 2019

EU leaders were discussing climate policy and important European positions

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš attended the European Council in Brussels on 20 and 21 June 2019. The main issues included key positions in the Union’s structures or the European Union’s 2050 climate policy. Other topics included the admission of new Member States, the Eastern Partnership and Brexit.

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