Press Advisories

11. 6. 2018

Premier Babiš and Saxon Prime Minister Kretschmer remembered the 25 years of Czech-Saxon cooperation

On Monday, 11 June 2018, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš attended a celebration of the 25th anniversary of signing the Joint Declaration of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and the Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony in Dresden. With Saxon Prime Minister Michael Kretschmer he also discussed the development of cross-border transport infrastructure, and police and cultural cooperation.

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11. 6. 2018

Premier Babiš met with Mr Pololikashvili, the Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organisation

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš met on Monday, 11 June 2018, with Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organisation, Zurab Pololikashvili. The topics of the meeting were tourism, its benefit for the Czech and the world economy and the session of the UN Commission for Europe in Prague.

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8. 6. 2018

Premier Babiš spoke with EU Commissioner Bieńkowska about European budget and defence industry

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš met on Friday, 8 June 2018, with European Union Commissioner for internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs Elżbieta Bieńkowska. In the Straka Academy, they discussed the sectoral proposals of the next European budget that concern the European space programme and internal market, and the European defence industry.

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4. 6. 2018

Premier Babiš held talks with Thuringian Prime Minister Ramelow

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš received on Monday, 4 June 2018, prime minister of the Free State of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow, in the Straka Academy. The main topics of the meeting were the Czech-German strategic dialogue, development of economic cooperation and European Union issues.

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21. 5. 2018

Premier Babiš in Helsinki: We have good relations and we are close partners at the European level

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš paid a working visit to the Republic of Finland on 20-21 May 2018.

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18. 5. 2018

Premier Babiš met with Austrian Federal Chancellor Kurz

On Friday, 18 May 2018, as part of his working visit, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš met with Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. They spoke mainly about the current European issues in the context of the upcoming Austrian presidency of the EU Council, as well as about the Czech-Austrian cooperation in the sectors of transport infrastructure or energy.

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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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