The recent bill that forbids smoking in Czech restaurants was approved due to the pressure from the German government and the EU.
The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker promised more money from EU funds to Czech government in the case that it will start to fulfill quotas for refugees.
This conclusion is drawn from interview conducted by tabloid Blesk. Mr. Juncker stated that Czech regions will receive 590 billion of Czech crowns from EU structural funds until 2020. When Mr. Juncker was asked about quotas, he appealed to common European solidarity, however pointed out the final decision is the matter of Czech Republic. Neither the journalist nor Mr. Juncker connected those two issues. bit.ly/2sGW3qx,