PM Babiš not to attend security conference in Munich

The outgoing Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš will not attend the international security conference in Munich due to a cold, the ANO leader announced on Wednesday. The event in the Bavarian capital will be attended by Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický. Defense Minister Karla Šlechtová has not yet confiremd whether she will take part in the event.

Among the main topics of the Munich Security Conference, which takes place from Thursday to Sunday, are the relationship between Europe, Russia and the US, as well as conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.