President Zeman says row over police reform must not bring down government


President Miloš Zeman has appealed on the leaders of the ruling coalition not to let the row over the planned police reform bring down the government. The president met with Interior Minister Milan Chovanec and the main critic of the reform Andrej Babis on Monday in what his spokesman described as a “mediating role”. The president likewise criticized the Police Presidium for poor communication of the planned changes expressing surprise that the Supreme State Attorney had not been properly informed about them in advance.