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Prime Minister Petr Fiala to visit the USA and meet with President Joe Biden on April 14-16, 2024

On Sunday, April 14, 2024, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala will fly to the United States of America for a two-day working trip. He accepted the invitation of the US President to visit the White House and meet Czech compatriots. In addition, Prime Minister Fiala will give a speech at the Hudson Institute and visit the United States Congress.

On Monday, April 15, the Prime Minister will meet with the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden. Together, they will discuss security cooperation, which is symbolic in this year, when the Czech Republic marks the 25th anniversary of its accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The meeting will also aim to strengthen the Czech-American partnership. The two leaders will also discuss further support for Ukraine. Czech Prime Minister Fiala also wants to talk with the U.S. President Biden about mutual economic relations. The development of nuclear energy will also be an important topic. After his visit to the White House, Prime Minister Fiala will meet with Czech compatriots who have been living and working in the USA for a long time.

On his second day in the USA, Prime Minister Fiala will visit and speak at the Hudson Institute. This think tank focuses mainly on national security and foreign policy issues. He will then travel to the United States Congress for a series of meetings. In Washington, Petr Fiala will also honor the memory of Václav Havel and Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk by visiting Havel´s bust in Congress and participating in a ceremonial at the Masaryk statue in downtown Washington.


Source: Office of the Government of the Czech Republic