According to a report by the Central Military Hospital, Czech President Miloš Zeman is unable to perform any work duties due to health reasons. This was announced by the head of the Senate, Miloš Vystrčil. He added that the long-term prognosis of the president’s health is currently assessed as “extremely uncertain,” and the possibility of […]
The four highest-ranking representatives of the country – PM Andrej Babiš, Speakers of both Chambers of the Parliament Jaroslav Kubera and Radek Vondráček, and President Miloš Zeman – met at Prague castle to discuss foreign policy issues.
Inspired by the so-called Aachen Treaty, Czech President Milos Zeman expressed his wish to strengthen cooperation between the Visegrad Group countries. Austria could also be involved, said Zeman in an interview for TV Barrandov.
Czech President Miloš Zeman considers whether to veto the same-sex marriage bill. Homosexuals are not capable of raising children and thus, they are unable to form a family, said Zeman. He also considers awarding the T. G. Masaryk medal to controversial priest Piťha.
As decided by President Miloš Zeman, the Czech elections to the European Parliament will be held on May 24th and 25th. The dates were officially announced by the President’s spokesman and now the decision has to be countersigned by Prime Minister Babiš.
Leading Czech politicians are set to visit the Visegrad countries this year. At the same time, the Czech Republic will host the V4 summit and the presidents of all four countries will meet in the Czech Republic in autumn.
Anti-Russian sanctions are useless, and currently, the EU has no strong leader, such as those in Russia, China or the USA, President Miloš Zeman told Russian television station NTV on Sunday. According to him, the Visegrad Group could be at the forefront of the fight against sanctions.
“He does not know the importance of Italy in the European Union, he does not know the importance of Hungary in the Visegrad Four,” Czech President Miloš Zeman said about the plan of Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček to reduce the number of embassies.
Even if Babiš’s government lost the confidence vote, President Miloš Zeman would still appoint Andrej Babiš to form a government. The president made his declaration during the TV show ‘A week with the President’.
On the occasion of the centenary of the establishment of Czechoslovakia, President Miloš Zeman is going to decorate the commander of the anti-fascist organization, Defense of the Nation, Josef Bílý in memoriam, as well as the former chairwoman of the Energy Regulatory Office Alena Vitásková, Slovak entrepreneur Pavol Krúpa, and former journalist Jana Lorencová.
The EU’s efforts to interfere in internal affairs of the Visegrad countries are pointless and is only alienating them from the other member states, President Zeman said after the meeting with his V4 counterparts in High Tatras.
During his meeting with Brandenburg’s PM Woidke, President Zeman named his two friends among German politicians – former European Commissioner Günther Verheugen and former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder – leaving out Angela Merkel.
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