Morning News: Thursday, September 29, 2022

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  • The Prague City Hall has closed the tent city for Ukrainian refugees in Troja due to the cold weather, the CTK news agency reported. The refugees have been moved to hostel facilities in Florenc and Smíchov districts.


  • The Slovak prime minister, Eduard Heger, has criticized the Czech authorities for reinstating controls at the border with Slovakia due to a sharp increase in illegal migration. Mr. Heger said the decision had come without warning and needed to be discussed at EU level.


  • The Czech minister of foreign affairs, Jan Lipavský, says that EU member states should discuss steps to liberalise visas for citizens of Kosovo this autumn. Mr. Lipavský is due to visit Kosovo this week.


  • Over 87,800 refugees from Ukraine with temporary protection visas are currently working in the Czech Republic, most of them in the Central Bohemian Region, Czech Labour Office spokeswoman Katerina Berankova told CTK yesterday.


  • One of the new commemorative stamps issued by the UK’s Royal Mail will feature a photo of Queen Elizabeth II taken at Prague Castle in the 1990’s. Approved by King Charles III, it is scheduled to go on sale on November 10.

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