Foreign Minister to Respekt: Vicenová will be recalled from post

The foreign minister, Jan Kohout, has told the Czech weekly Respekt that the Czech ambassador to the EU, Milena Vicenová, will be recalled from her post. The weekly published the information on its website on Friday. In the interview, Mr Kohout confirmed the move was part of a number of changes in Czech ambassadorial posts abroad. Earlier, it was speculated that Mrs Vicenová could be succeeded by the Czech ambassador to Greece. Foreign Minister Kohout, meanwhile, is due to meet with Mrs Vicenová on Monday to discuss possible moves; he said that he was expecting her to stay on in Czech diplomacy if she wants to do so.

Author: Jan Velinger