Press Advisories

18. 5. 2018

Premier Andrej Babiš spoke at the GLOBSEC security conference

Today, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš took part in the GLOBSEC security conference in Bratislava. He gave a speech there, along with Slovakian Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini and Vice President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič.

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17. 5. 2018

Premier Babiš supported West Balkan countries on their way to the EU at a summit in Sofia

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš attended the EU-West Balkans Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Thursday. The summit was attended by EU leaders and representatives of six West Balkan countries - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia. The summit focused mainly on enhancing cooperation between the EU and the West Balkans in security and infrastructure.

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11. 5. 2018

Interview with the Prime Minister Andrej Babiš for Hospodářské noviny

We should stay in the EU, Czexit would be a disaster, said Andrej Babis in an interview on the future of Europe and the Czech role in the EU. Babiš describes himself as a pragmatic politician, for whom every ally is important. He is ready to persuade eurosceptic Czechs of EU advantages.

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7. 5. 2018

No substance of the Novichok type has ever been produced, developed or stored in the Czech Republic

On Monday, 7 May 2018, a meeting was held at the Office of the Government between Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, Security Information Service Director Michal Koudelka and Military Intelligence Director Jan Beroun.

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4. 5. 2018

Premier Babiš met with representatives of the compatriots club American Friends of the Czech Republic

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš received on Friday, 4 May 2018, in the Straka Academy, representatives of the compatriots club American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR) headed by its President Thomas Dine. The main themes of the meeting were the Czech-American bilateral relations as well as historic links between the Czech Republic and the US, mainly with regard to the 100th anniversary of the independent Czechoslovakia.

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3. 5. 2018

EU will reinforce funding for defence, security and external relations, in line with the priorities of the Czech government

The European Commission has presented a draft of the new EU budget for 2021-2027. It has kicked off negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the post-2020 period.

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26. 4. 2018

Premier Babiš met with Organization of American States Secretary General Almagro

On Thursday, 26 April 2018, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš met with Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States. At their meeting in the Straka Academy, they spoke about the role of OAS on the American continent, coordination of the fight against corruption and support for democracy in the Organization's member states. The prime minister and the secretary general discussed the critical situation in Venezuela and problems with migration on both parts of the American continent, in comparison with the migration crisis in Europe. Luis Almagro is the first representative of SAO who has met with a prime minister of the Czech government.

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17. 4. 2018

Premier Babiš met with Thomas Stelzer, the head of government of Upper Austria

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš met on Tuesday, 17 April 2018, with Thomas Stelzer, the Governor of the Province of Upper Austria. They spoke about political and economic cooperation of both countries and they evaluated positively the cross-border cooperation at the level of regions.

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12. 4. 2018

Premier Babiš met with the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš received on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, Michel Barnier. The key themes of their meeting were the current developments in the withdrawal of the UK from the EU and the consequences of the approaching Brexit for the EU and the Czech Republic.

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