Press Advisories

7. 9. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka talks with Italian Prime Minister Gentilion on wage convergence, future of the EU and business co-operation

On Thursday, 7 September 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy, Paolo Gentilini, at the Straka Academy. The main themes of their negotiations were the future of the European Union, economic and social convergence, progress in migration and deepening of Czech-Italian cooperation.

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28. 8. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka and Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs Silva discuss cooperation in digitisation

On Monday, 28 August 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic, Augusto Santos Silva, in the Straka Acadamy. He discussed with him the Directive on posting of workers, cooperation in the digital economy and digitisation of state administration, migration and cooperation within EU in the field of defence and security.

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27. 8. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka met al-Abadi and Czech soldiers in Iraq

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka visited the Republic of Iraq on 26 and 27 August 2017. He met Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, President Fuad Masum, and Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri. The main topics of the discussions included participation of the CR in the coalition against Daesh, the security situation, and participation of the CR in the reconstruction of Iraq. During his visit, the Prime Minister also met Czech soldiers serving in the Balad Base.

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27. 8. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka is on an official visit to the Republic of Iraq, and has met Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka is on an official visit to the Republic of Iraq on 26 and 27 August 2017. He met Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during his trip. The main topics of their talk included inclusion of the CR in the coalition against the Islamic State, security cooperation of both countries, and participation of Czech companies in the incipient reconstruction of Iraq.

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23. 8. 2017

The prime ministers dealt in the Slavkov format on economic and social convergence, safety and migration

In Salzburg, on Wednesday, 23 August 2017, a meeting of the Slavkov format, namely of the prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Austria and Slovakia, took place. French President Emmanuel Macron was the guest of this fourth meeting.

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23. 8. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka dealt with Austrian Chancellor Kern on Central European cooperation

On Wednesday, 23 August 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka held a meeting with Austrian Federal Chancellor Christian Kern on the occasion of the meeting of the Slavkov format in Salzburg. The main topics were Central European cooperation and Czech-Austrian relations.

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22. 8. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka talked with Jordanian Prime Minister Al-Mulki on safety and trade cooperation, migration crisis and power engineering

On Tuesday, 22 August 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met with the Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Hani Fawzi Al-Mulki. In the Straka Academy, they discussed the development of commercial cooperation, the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, safety and defence cooperation, and Jordan’s support in coping with the migration crisis. The meeting was attended by Minister of Defence Martin Stropnický. Jordanian Prime Minister visited the Czech Republic for the first time ever.

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20. 8. 2017

Prime Minister Sobotka honoured the victims of the Romani Holocaust in Hodonín near Kunštát

On Sunday, 20 August 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka honoured the memory of victims by laying the wreath in the place of the mass grave at the sites of the former Roma camp in Hodonín near Kunštát. This year, it has been 74 years since the dispatch of the transport of men, women and children from the camp to the Auschwitz – Birkenau extermination camp.

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