Press Advisories

7. 1. 2022

Policy Statement of the Government

On 6 January 2022, the government of Petr Fiala approved the final version of the Policy Statement of the Government of the Czech Republic.

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17. 5. 2022

Prime Minister Fiala and Austrian Chancellor Nehammer talk co-operation on energy security

On 17 May 2022, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala met with Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer at the Kramář’s Villa, the Czech PM’s official residence. The main topics of the meeting included the impacts of the Russian aggression in Ukraine, energy security, preparations for the Czech EU Presidency and bilateral co-operation between the two countries.

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15. 5. 2022

Prime Minister Petr Fiala pays tribute to Nazi victims in Terezín

On 15 May 2022, Prime Minister Petr Fiala attended a commemorative event at the Terezín Memorial. He laid a wreath at the National Cemetery in front of the Small Fortress in Terezín to honour the victims of Nazi persecution. The commemorative act was also attended by the Minister of Culture Martin Baxa, President of the Senate Miloš Vystrčil, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Markéta Pekarová Adamová and other guests.

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11. 5. 2022

Klára Šimáčková Laurenčíková appointed new Government Commissioner for Human Rights

Mgr. Klára Šimáčková Laurenčíková became the new Government Commissioner with effect from 11 May 2022. She was appointed to the post by the government of Petr Fiala.

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11. 5. 2022

Prime Minister Petr Fiala receives Bulgarian President Rumen Radev in his official residence

On 10 May 2022, Prime Minister Petr Fiala welcomed Bulgarian President Rumen Radev at the Kramář’s Villa, the Czech PM’s official residence. During an official dinner, they discussed the most topical European issues, the war in Ukraine and the upcoming Czech Presidency.

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8. 5. 2022

Prime Minister Petr Fiala commemorates WW2 victims along with victims of the Russian aggression in Ukraine on VE Day

Commemorative acts at the National Memorial on the Vítkov Hill and at the Olšany Cemetery in Prague culminated the celebrations of the 77th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. On this occasion, Prime Minister Petr Fiala honoured the memory of the heroes who fought for the freedom of the former Czechoslovakia, but also remembered the victims of the war that Russia is currently waging against Ukraine.

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5. 5. 2022

Prime Minister Fiala talks energy security and Ukraine with Chancellor Scholz in Berlin

On 5 May 2022, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala met with Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin. The main topics of the meeting were energy security with regard to the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation and the global impact of the war. The leaders also discussed joint support for Ukraine, the priorities of the upcoming Czech EU Presidency and Czech-German bilateral co-operation.

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29. 4. 2022

Prime Minister Fiala and Polish PM Morawiecki meet in Warsaw to talk energy security and Ukraine

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala visited Poland on 29 April 2022. He met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw. They talked about the war in Ukraine and its impact on the European Union and the steps taken by both countries in this context. They also discussed energy security, Czech-Polish co-operation and preparations for the Czech EU Presidency.

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27. 4. 2022

Prime Minister Fiala receives Polish President Andrzej Duda in his official residence

On 27 April 2022, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala, received Polish President Andrzej Duda, who visited the Czech Republic at the invitation his Czech counterpart Miloš Zeman, at the Kramář’s Villa, the Czech PM’s official residence. The main topics of the bilateral meeting included the war in Ukraine, its impact on the European Union and the steps taken by both countries in response to this conflict.

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29. 3. 2022

Digital9+ countries met in Prague to discuss the Transatlantic cooperation in the digital area

Prague, 29 March 2022 – Under the auspices of Deputy Prime Minister for Digitalization Ivan Bartoš and in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, the informal group of digitally advanced EU countries, so-called DigitalD9+ (D9+), met in Prague. The meeting’s topic was Transatlantic relations in the field of the digital agenda. The delegations agreed, among other things, that the current geopolitical situation calls for a response in terms of increasing the resilience of the digital economy, developing a digital society and strengthening cyber security.

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