Press Advisories

16. 6. 2017

The Prime Minister and the Vice-President of the European Commission Timmermans discuss the future of the EU and the developments in migration

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met the Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans today at the Straka Academy. Their discussions focused on the current European issues, including the preparations for the European Council, the future of the EU and migration.

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13. 6. 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka spoke at the Prague European Summit conference

On Tuesday, 13 June 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka took part in the Prague European Summit, held in the Lobkowicz Palace. The third year of the event was focused on global challenges.

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13. 6. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka met the Administrative Board of the Czech-German Fund for the Future

On Tuesday, 13 June 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka took part in a meeting of the Administrative Board of the Czech-German Fund for the Future. The Prime Minister attended the regular meeting in relation to this year’s 20th anniversary of signing the Czech-German Declaration, based on which the Fund was established.

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13. 6. 2017

The Czech-German Fund for the Future has already contributed EUR 54 million to cooperation projects

A meeting of the Administrative Board of the Czech-German Fund for the Future was held in the Černín Palace on Tuesday, 13 June 2017. This regular meeting was extraordinarily attended by Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka.

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9. 6. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka received the French Minister of Armed Forces and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs

On Friday June 9 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka received the Minister of Armed Forces of the French Republic, Sylvie Goulard and the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic, Jean-Yves Le Drian, in the Straka Academy. Both senior French Government officials attended the Defence and Security Conference Prague: “European Vision. European Responsibility”.

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9. 6. 2017

Prime Minister: We need to strengthen the resilience of EU member states to traditional and new threats

Czech Prime Minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, delivered the opening address at the Defence and Security Conference Prague (DESCOP) on Friday June 9 2017. The conference, which focuses on the issue of strengthening European defence cooperation, is held under his auspices and in cooperation with the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker. It is also attended by the Deputy Secretary General of NATO, Rose Gottemoeller and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini. The speakers also include the Foreign and Defence Ministers of the EU Member States and representatives of the arms industry.

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9. 6. 2017

The prime minister met with senior officials from the European Commission and NATO

On Friday June 9 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker and Deputy Secretary General of NATO, Rose Gottemoeller. The main topics addressed during the working lunch, which took place against the backdrop of the Defence and Security Conference Prague, DESCOP, included cooperation between NATO and the EU, the security of the Union and border protection.

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