President to visit troops in Afghanistan

Speaking on TV Prima on Sunday, President Miloš Zeman said he is planning to visit Czech troops currently serving in Afghanistan. Possible dates are being discussed. The president said he considered foreign operations one of two key roles served by the Czech military, the other being the integrated defense of the country. The president noted that the current government led by Petr Necas has still not filled the post of Defence Minister following the departure of Alexandr Vondra.

Author: Jan Velinger