Sobotka wants government and MEPs to coordinate position on Brexit

14-10-2016

The Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, says he wants the Czech government and the country’s members of the European Parliament to coordinate a “national position” on the UK’s exit from the EU. Speaking after a meeting with Czech MEPs in Prague on Friday, he said a key point in negotiations with the London government would be the protection of Czech workers on the UK labour market. Mr. Sobotka said he expected talks on the UK’s departure from the EU to be complicated and take a very long time.