PM Sobotka attends 16+1 summit in Riga

05-11-2016 updated

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka is attending a two-day summit of the Prime Ministers of China and Eastern European Countries, which got underway in Riga on Saturday. Mr Sobotka has met with the prime ministers of the Balkan States to discuss the migrant crisis and the accession of Serbia and Macedonia to the European Union. The Czech prime minister said the Czech Republic will continue to support the Western Balkans in the EU accession talks. Mr Sobotka has also met with his Latvian counterpart Maris Kucinskis, who organizes the summit.