Top Czech News Headlines: Thursday, June 2, 2022

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  • The Prague City Hall will close the assistance centre for Ukrainian refugees in Vysocany as of June 15 due to the capital being overburdened and the lacking system of the relocation of refugees to other regions with vacant capacities.


  • The Czech Republic’s most influential woman is EC Vice-President Vera Jourova. Prague High Prosecutor Lenka Bradacova is the second most influential, followed by Renata Kellnerova, the widow of the PPF group owner Petr Kellner, according to the Forbes magazine’s rating released on Wednesday.


  • The sixth case of monkeypox in the Czech Republic has been confirmed in Prague, the Czech News Agency reported on Wednesday. The person in question is an EU citizen aged 34 who is currently in isolation.


  • PM Petr Fiala will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris next Tuesday and with Pope Francis in the Vatican next Thursday. In Paris, the topics for discussion will be the EU presidency, which the Czech Republic is taking over from France, and nuclear energy. With the Pope, Fiala will discuss current international issues and Czech aid to Ukraine.


  • The Prague transport company DPP will continue to allow Ukrainian refugees to use its public transport network for free until 12 June, the news site Novinky reported.

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