Hynek Kmoníček to be next Czech ambassador in Washington

01-03-2017

The head of president Miloš Zeman’s foreign affairs office, Hynek Kmoníček, has been confirmed as the next Czech ambassador to the United States. The spokesman for the president announced confirmation of the appointment on Wednesday. Kmoníček has previously said that a new Czech ambassador should be in place in Washington to prepare the way for Zeman’s planned trip to see US president Donald Trump in April. Kmoníček will remain an advisor to the head of state on foreign affairs.