Vaclav Klaus criticised the EU over a recent row over migrant quotes which are not being met by the Czech Republic, Poland or Hungary.
The countries risk losing funding from the European Union unless they meet quotas for allowing migrants to enter the country, and take their fair share of the escalating crisis.
Mr Klaus raged at the Brussels bloc, insisting the country should not be punished for not meeting the quota.
He said: “We fundamentally and resolutely protest the decision of the European Union to initiate towards the Czech Republic proceedings regarding the so-called “not respecting” the receipt of migrants on the basis of quotas dictated by Brussels.
We are protesting the attempt to punish us and force us into obedience.
“To those who had not yet realised it – by taking this step, the European Commission has shown exactly what the standing of the Czech Republic in the European Union is. And what are the intentions of its top representatives towards us?
“We reject the continued belittling, of us, which has now happened.
“There is no banality. This is a new, up until now unseen thing. We reject the aim of the mandatory settlement of foreigners within the territory of our state.