Press Advisories

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.