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Roundtable on Prague Spring 1968 and military invasion of Czechoslovakia

On 9 December 2013, Ambassador Jiří Šitler participated in a roundtable, which was organized by the Institute for Political Studies of Defense and Military History of the Ministry of National Defense of Romania in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Czech Center at Annexa MNAC (National Museum of Contemporary Art) in Bucharest.

The roundtable was held in the space, where since 17 October 2013 there has been on display the exhibition of photographs Invazie 68 Praga by Josef Koudelka. The Ambassador participated as a penallist, while among other penallists there were former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, Dean of the Faculty of History of the University of Bucharest prof.  Adrian Cioroianu, director of the French Institute in Bucharest Stanislas Pierret, director of the Institute for Political Studies of Defense and Military History Mihail Ionescu, prof. Alexandru Osca from the University of Craiova and a researcher of the National Council for the Study of Securitate Archives (CNSAS) Florian Banu. Introductory presentations and watching a documentary film were followed by discussion.  Thre were about 60 students andother visitors attending the event.