Prime minister visits troops in Afghanistan

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka is in Afghanistan where he met with Czech soldiers serving in Bagram and Kabul. The prime minister thanked the soldiers for their service and also met with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani and other top representatives. Roughly 250 Czech soldiers serve in the country; it is expected that Parliament will extend their mission there. According to Mr Sobotka the Czech Republic is ready to help Afghanistan but the prime minister stressed that the country needed to make progress in internal reforms.

Author: Jan Velinger