Czech leaders have met to consult foreign policy isssues
President Miloš Zeman on Wednesday met with the country’s political leaders to coordinate their stands on foreign policy issues. The meeting at Prague Castle was attended by Prime Minister Sobotka, the ministers of foreign affairs and defense as well as the speakers of both houses of Parliament. The talks focussed on the migrant crisis, over which the president and prime minister clashed sharply a few weeks ago, cooperation within the Višegrad four group of states and the Czech Republic’s activities in presiding over the alliance. According to the prime minister all parties agreed on the need to strenthen border security, welcomed the EC initiative to establish a joint border and coast guard and rejected the idea of a "mini-Schengen".