President and prime minister send letters of condolence to Sweden

08-04-2017

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has sent a condolence letter to his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven following a brutal attack in Stockholm on Friday in which a driver rammed a lorry into people on the street: at least four died. The attack is being investigated as an act of terror. One person, the suspected driver, is in custody. In the letter, Prime Minister Sobotka indicated that it was impossible to give in to terrorist blackmail. The Czech head of state, Miloš Zeman, also wrote a letter of condolence to Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf.