President Zeman calling for renaissance in Czech-French relations

On the second day of his state visit to France, President Milos Zeman was received by President Francoise Hollande. The Czech head of state said he hoped to see a renaissance in bilateral ties both on a political and economic level. He expressed regret that this was the first visit to Paris by a Czech head of state in eleven years. The two leaders expressed support for a joint economic forum which would revitalize business ties and President Hollande accepted an invitation to visit Prague. On Wednesday President Zeman is to meet with Prime Minister Manuel Valls.