PM Nečas agrees to talk to students

Prime Minister Petr Nečas has reacted to Wednesday’s ongoing student protests by stating that the government will negotiate not only with teachers but also students over its controversial plans to reform the Czech education system. The PM also noted that student protests were an entirely normal matter in a free country and that negotiations with all interested parties, including students, will, in his words “bring about positive changes in the Czech education system.” Nečas also confirmed that students and government officials did not meet Wednesday during protesters’ march on the main offices of the Czech government in Prague –because, he noted, the cabinet was in a meeting at the time of the protests.

Author: Dominik Jůn