Bannon is touring Europe these days to unite nationalist and conservative parties to work together for the upcoming European elections. Bannon wants to share his experience and an American campaign know-how to help them to succeed and gain MEP seats in 2019. Zeman received Bannon who was accompanied by Petr Bystoň, a Czech-born AfD member of the German parliament.
According to Bystroň, Zeman and Bannon agreed that the EU as we know it cannot survive and its reforms are a must. Even though Bannon’s plan is intended for party leaders, it won’t be possible for Zeman to get directly involved, but the Czech President showed some interest in it.
Zeman and Bannon agreed that the EU as we know it cannot survive and its reform is inevitable, claimed Bystroň. He remains hopeful that Bannon will return to the Czech Republic soon and will be able to sit down with leaders of conservative parties, not mentioning any specifics.
Bannon has already visited Italian Minister Matteo Salvini and now he is going to meet Viktor Orbán.