Zeman congratulated by Russian and Chinese counterparts

Congratulations for his re-election were received by Czech president Miloš Zeman from the presidents of Russia and China.

Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations along with wishes that 73-year-old Zeman enjoyed good health. He added that he was hoped for continued cooperation on issues of bilateral and multinational importance in the future.

China’s Xi Jinping the development of closer bilateral relations as well as the readiness to raise them to the highest level of strategic partnership.

Zeman’s cultivation of close ties with Russia and China were one of the themes of the election campaign.