Articles for tag: Czech Republic, Petr Fiala

Matt Atlas

Slovakia’s airspace to be protected by Czech Republic from September

Bratislava is in talks to send its MiG-29 aircraft to Ukraine. The Czech Air Force will patrol the Baltic airspace until the end of September, Defense Minister Ernochová said this week, extending the deployment by two months. According to Ms. Ernochová, the decision was taken in response to a formal request from Lithuania and does ...

Matt Atlas

Czech Republic signed deal over controversial coal mine with Poland

Warsaw and Prague inked an agreement on a contentious Polish coal mine near the Czech border. The Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala and his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki signed a deal on the Turow lignite mine in Prague, according to the Polish Prime Minister’s office on Twitter. Mateusz Morawiecki stated that Poland had paid the ...

Matt Atlas

Czech foreign minister unveils priorities for EU presidency

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsk detailed his ministry’s priorities for the Czech Republic’s impending EU Presidency. He emphasized the importance of continuing to assist Ukraine, strengthening the EU’s military and security mechanisms, and promoting democratic institutions and the rule of law. The Czech foreign minister stated that his country is prepared to take on the ...


Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis Meets US House Speaker Paul Ryan in Prague

PM Babis Hosts U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan

Prague, March 26 (CTK) – Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis met U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who is on a private visit in the Czech Republic, at the Government Office and they talked about economic, trade and scientific cooperation today.   Ryan with his family is supposed to stay in the Czech Republic ...


Bohuslav Sobotka

The Rise And Fall Of Former PM Bohuslav Sobotka

Prague, March 25 (CTK) – The story of Bohuslav Sobotka, former Czech prime minister and Social Democrat (CSSD) chairman, can serve both as an inspiration and a warning to his successors in the CSSD, Lukas Jelinek writes in the Saturday issue of daily Pravo.   Sobotka, 46, the CSSD chairman in 2011-17, PM in 2014-17 ...


US House Speaker Paul Ryan Arrives In Prague To Meet PM Andrej Babis

Prague, March 25 (CTK) – Paul Ryan, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, probably arrived in Prague this afternoon for a private visit during which he would meet Czech PM Andrej Babis (ANO) on Monday and visit both houses of parliament on Tuesday.   A meeting with President Milos Zeman is not on Ryan’s ...