Czech Republic

Babiš's Party Lost the Elections in the Czech Republic

The winner of the October 8th and 9th parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic was the opposition alliance "Together", which includes the Civil Democratic Party, the Christian Democrats and the Tradition, Responsibility, Prosperity 09 party, according to the final results after counting 100% of the ballots.

Democracy Digest: Ballot Box Bromance

The local press was full of complaints over the tightly controlled event, which Orban stressed had definitely no connection to the upcoming election in Czechia but was merely a standard state visit. Naturally, then, the two premiers refused to take questions, but treated the few journalists admitted to an hour-long chat.

Tonin discusses cooperation with Czech counterpart

Prague – Defence Minister Matej Tonin, who is concluding a two-day visit to the Czech Republic on Saturday, meet his Czech counterpart Lubomir Metnar on the sidelines of NATO Days on Friday to discuss cooperation in international operations and bilateral cooperation in defence, including in mountain warfare.

Democracy Digest: Jourova Meets Polish PM as EU Funds on Hold over Rule of Law

The real world consequences of this dispute could be seen on Wednesday, when European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni for the first time stated officially that delays in negotiations over the Polish national spending plan for the EU Recovery Fund are being caused, in part, by Poland's problems with the rule of law.

Serbia donated more than 100.000 doses of vaccine to the Czech Republic VIDEO

Czech Ambassador to Serbia, H.E. Tom Kuchta, is also at the airport with Prime Minister Brnabic.
Ambassador Kuchta addressed the media at Nikola Tesla Airport.
He pointed out that today is a great day for mutual relations between the Czech Republic and Serbia.

Russian Foreign Minister Urges Brussels Look into Private Ownership of Ammo Depots

Brussels should look into the issue of private entrepreneurs being involved in ammo depots in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during a press conference on Wednesday, commenting on the accusations of Bulgaria against Russia.

Explosion in Czech Ammunition Depot Which Triggered Tensions with Russia - Planned for Bulgaria

The Czech Republic called on EU and NATO allies to expel Russian diplomats, as Prague's diplomatic relations with Moscow continued to deteriorate.

Prague identified the intelligence officers, and demanded they leave the country over links to an explosion at a privately-operated arms depot in 2014.

Moscow Strikes Back: 20 Czech Diplomats Expelled from Russia

Russia announced that 20 diplomats from the Czech Republic will be expelled from the country as an answer to the expulsion of 18 Russian diplomats on Saturday, news wires reported. Moscow has given the Czech diplomats a day to leave while Prague has given the Russians 72 hours. EU foreign ministers are set to discuss the matter during a meeting today.