Slovak president appears at Pavel’s headquarters to congratulate him in person

Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová unexpectedly appeared at Petr Pavel’s headquarters to personally congratulate the newly elected Czech head of state. She said she was gladdened by the fact that Europe would get another leader who respects democratic values. President Čaputová said Pavel’s election triumph fueled the hope that decency and truthfulness are not a weakness but a strength that can lead to victory. She won rousing applause.