Top Czech News Headlines: Monday, April 11, 2022

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  • The Czech Republic and eight other European states prepare a joint letter to the European Commission (EC), asking for help with the migrant crisis triggered by the Russian aggression in Ukraine and the letter will also propose “concrete solutions.”


  • Some 1,800 men and women are now expected to join the Czech Army this year, up from the originally planned number of 700, Czech Television reported.


  • Prime Minister Petr Fiala has been re-elected chairman of the Civic Democrats at a party congress in Prague. He defended his post for the fourth time with 510 votes out of 534 delegates and will remain party chief for at least two more years.


  • The office of the Czech President is suspected of prematurely shredding 32 classified documents, Czech Radio reported on Thursday. These included intelligence information on the activities of Russian armed forces on the border with Ukraine and NATO information on the security situation in Iraq.


  • The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra will mark the start of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council with a special concert on a floating stage on the Vltava River on September 2, the organizers announced on Thursday.

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