Rudolf Jindrák confirmed as Czech president’s new foreign policy head

07-10-2016 updated

Former Czech ambassador to Germany, Rudolf Jindrák, will head the Czech president’s foreign policy team in Prague Castle, president Miloš Zeman confirmed on Friday. Jindrák has been earmarked to replace Hynek Kmoníček in the post with the later due to become ambassador to the United States in Washington. Before his Berlin posting, Jindrák was ambassador in Vienna and Budapest and previously served as a deputy minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has recently servedas a foreign policy advisor to prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka.