Tuesday, 27 June 2017

ČTK

Education minister insists on resignation

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

Education, Youth and Sports Minister Kateřina Valachová (Social Democrats, ČSSD) insists on her resignation, which President Miloš Zeman accepted, she told journalists after they met yesterday.

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Czech arms makers are against joint EU arms purchases

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The Czech Defence and Security Industry Association (DSIA) does not support the planned setting up of a European Defence Fund (EDF) because it fears that big arms concerns would win all the major contracts, DSIA head Jiří Hynek told ČTK yesterday.

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Šumava and Bavarian national parks launch joint projects

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The Czech Šumava National Park (NPS) and its German partner, the Bavarian Forest National Park, cooperate on eight projects worth about CZK 160 million thanks to European subsidies for cross-border cooperation, their directors said yesterday.

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Zeman meets European Human Rights Court president Raimondi

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The acquittal of an attacker who killed a Czech citizen in London last September and the independence of the judiciary were among the issues Czech President Miloš Zeman discussed with Guido Raimondi, European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) president, yesterday.

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Czechs want to rise representation in international organisations

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The Czech Republic wants to increase its representation in international organisations, Foreign Ministry state secretary Petr Gajdušek said at a conference on the work of Czech civilian experts in the EU and Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) missions yesterday.

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Visegrad Four-Benelux meeting was historic, PM Sobotka says

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The meeting between the Visegrad Four (V4) and Benelux's heads of government today was historic, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has said and added that the countries "must try to understand one another more."

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ČSSD Prague branch officially rejects ex-PM Paroubek's comeback

ČTK |
20 Jun 2017

The Prague branch of the Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) officially rejected the return of former prime minister Jiří Paroubek to the party yesterday.

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PM Sobotka, EC deputy head Timmermans discuss migration

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) discussed migration and future European integration with EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans today, and they also dealt with preparing the European Council summit due next week, the Government Office said in a press release.

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HN: Approach to post-Brexit Europe to be test of V4's viability

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

The Visegrad Four (V4) group has been rather ineffective due to lacking coordination so far, and its approach to the further development of the EU will be a key test to show whether the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have anything in common, Adam Černý writes in Hospodářské noviny (HN) Friday.

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Czech foreign minister pleading for human rights in Belarus

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

Belarusian opposition should join more the country's foreign policy, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek (Social Democrats, ČSSD) told journalists after meeting his Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei Friday.

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