Czech president to receive proposed US ambassador

Czech president Miloš Zeman is due Wednesday to accept the credentials of proposed US ambassador to the Czech Republic Steve King. The news was confirmed by the president’s spokesman.

King, a rich businessman and Republican supporter with no diplomatic experience has been in Prague since the start of November. Acceptance of his credentials will mean he can officially start in the post.

King is, according to US media reports, not that personally connected with US president Donald Trump but rather to some of his close advisors.