PM Babiš to visit Austria, Finland

On Friday afternoon Prime Minister Babiš is to hold talks with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna. The two heads of cabinet are to discuss Austria’s upcoming EU presidency, the debate on a new EU budget, migration and bilateral relations.

On Sunday, the Czech prime minister will visit Finland for talks with his Finnish counterpart Juha Sipila.

Mr. Babiš has stressed the need for the Czech Republic to be more vocal in the EU and more active in defending the country’s interests as well as seeking new allies in the bloc.