Top Czech News Headlines: Tuesday, Thursday 3, 2022

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  • The Communists Party has proposed as their presidential candidate Josef Skala, the head of the party’s Prague branch Katerina Konecna said in a press release today. The party was choosing between Skala and former party leader Vojtech Filip.

  • One of the biggest military convoys in recent years will cross Czechia in mid-February as 1,800 soldiers and 700 U.S. vehicles will travel from Germany to Slovakia to join the 2022 Saber Strike exercise, said Magdalena Dvorakova, spokeswoman for Czech General Staff. The convoy will cross the country once again in March on its way home.

  • Health Minister Vlastimil Valek believes that most of the current COVID restrictions may be loosened in March, with regard to the recent development of the epidemic, he told in the lower house yesterday.

  • Compulsory wide-ranging coronavirus testing at work and in schools will end on February 18, Prime Minister Petr Fiala announced on Wednesday. For schools, this effectively means that the last series of tests that pupils will take will be on February 14.


  • The Czech Republic will transfer artillery ammunition and medical aid to Ukraine free of charge due to the threat of Russian invasion, the Czech Ministry of Defense said in a post on Twitter on Feb. 1.

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