Schröder, Fico to visit Prague to mark anniversary of Social Democrat Party


Former German chancellor Gerhard Schröder and Slovak prime minister Robert Fico will be in Prague this Wednesday, to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Czech Social Democrat Party. The head of the Social Democrats, Jiří Paroubek, made the announcement on Monday, adding that the celebrations would offer a chance to reflect, as well as to look forward to the future. Celebrations will take place on Wednesday at Prague’s Žofin Palace. The Social Democrat Party has commissioned a special commemorative medal to mark the occasion.