Press Advisories

18. 12. 2017

Premier Babiš met with the US and Polish Ambassadors in the Czech Republic

V pondělí 18. prosince 2017 přijal předseda vlády Andrej Babiš na Úřadě vlády nového velvyslance Spojených států amerických Stephena B. Kinga a odcházející velvyslankyni Polské republiky v ČR Grażynu Bernatowiczovou.

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18. 12. 2017

Premier Babiš has completed introducing ministers in their offices

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš introduced the minister for regional development Klára Dostálová, the minister of education, youth and sports Robert Plaga, the minister of culture Ilja Šmíd, and the minister of agriculture Jiří Milek in their offices on Monday 18 December 2017.

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15. 12. 2017

Premier Babiš discussed the future of the Euro Area and Brexit progress with European statesmen

The second day of the European Council meeting hosted a Eurosummit and negotiations of 27 Member States about Brexit. European statesmen discussed the future of the Economic and Monetary Union. In the afternoon meeting, EU27 leaders agreed on a sufficient progress in Brexit negotiations and pushed the process to the next stage.

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15. 12. 2017

EU leaders discuss migration, European defence and education on the first day of the European Council

Premier Andrej Babiš began his first foreign trip to the European Council in Brussels by negotiating with other V4 leaders about a joint project to protect the Libyan border. Later he met with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk and in the afternoon he spoke at the European Council meeting on the topics of deepening of European defence and education. At a working dinner, the Czech premier emphasized priorities the Czech government will promote in the future architecture of EU migration policy.

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14. 12. 2017

Czech PM Babiš agreed with other V4 MPs on a joint project on prevention of illegal migration

Babiš and the heads of governments of the other V4 countries laid the foundations of a joint project to strengthen the protection of borders and to prevent illegal migration in Libya. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will also join the negotiations of leaders of the Visegrad Group held today in Brussels.

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13. 12. 2017

Premier Andrej Babiš introduced seven ministers of his new government in their offices

In the first meeting of the new government on Wednesday, 13 December 2017, premier Andrej Babiš introduced minister of defence Karla Šlechtová, deputy premier and minister of foreign affairs Martin Stropnický, minister of the interior Lubomír Metnar, minister of industry and trade Tomáš Hüner, ministry of labour and social affairs Jaroslava Němcová, minister of health Adam Vojtěch and minister of finance Alena Schillerová in their offices. The premier will introduce other ministers in their ministries on Monday 18 December 2017.

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13. 12. 2017

The President Miloš Zeman appointed the government of premier Andrej Babiš

On Wednesday, 13 December 2017, the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman appointed members of the new government at the Prague Castle. Before their appointment, the government honoured the memory of President Masaryk in Lány. After the appointment, the new Cabinet headed to Straka Academy for its first meeting.

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6. 12. 2017

Andrej Babiš has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister

On Wednesday, 6 December 2017, the President of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, appointed the chairman of the ANO 2011 movement, Andrej Babiš, premier at the Prague Castle and charged him with forming a new government.

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5. 12. 2017

Premier Bohuslav Sobotka met with the President of the Senate of Chile, Andrés Zaldívar Larraín

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka met on 5 December 2017 in the House of Deputies of the Czech Parliament with the President of the Senate of the National Congress of the Republic of Chile, Zaldívar Larraín. They spoke mainly about economic cooperation between the two countries, climate protection, cooperation of the European Union with Chile and the current foreign policy issues concerning Latin America.

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27. 11. 2017

Leaders of Central and Eastern European countries have agreed on enhancing economic cooperation with China

On Monday, 27 November 2017, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka attended the summit of the 16+1 cooperation in Budapest. The aim of the meeting of 16 Central and Eastern European countries was to increase economic cooperation with China and to define priorities for the upcoming period.

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