Petr Pavel cancels meeting with voters due to illness

Presidential candidate Petr Pavel has had to cancel Tuesday's planned meeting with voters in Příbram due to a bad viral infection, the ctk news agency reported. His rival Andrej Babiš will continue his election campaign in the regions as planned. General Pavel is hoping to be back in action on Wednesday for the final days of campaigning ahead of a runoff this weekend. Voters will select a successor to Miloš Zeman whose second term in office ends on March 8.