President Zeman accuses Norway’s Barnevernet of kidnapping children

17-01-2016

President Milos Zeman has accused Norway’s child welfare organization Barnevernet of kidnapping children. In his regular interview from Lany chateau carried by Blesk TV, Mr Zeman said Barnevernet employed gangster-like practices and the Czech government should take stronger action, such as recalling the Czech ambassador to Norway for consultations. The president said the Norwegian ambassador to Prague was not welcome at Prague Castle and would not receive an invitation to his annual meeting with foreign ambassadors.