New Czech ambassador to EU
Milena Vícenová became the new Czech ambassador to the European Union on Monday. Her main task will consist in preparing the Czech presidency of the European Union that will begin in January 2009. Ms Vícenová, the former agriculture minister in the first cabinet of PM Mirek Topolánek is replacing Jan Kohout at the head of the Czech mission in Brussels. Mr Kohout became a new deputy Foreign Minister several days ago.