Czech prime minister congratulates Slovak president-elect

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has congratulated businessman Andrej Kiska – a candidate in neighboring Slovakia who defeated Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico in the presidential election runoff on Saturday. Mr Kiska, a political newcomer, received almost 60 percent of the vote. According to Czech-Slovak tradition, the new Slovak president's first official foreign visit will be to the Czech capital.