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MFA welcomes the European Commission's proposal to abolish the short-term visa requirement for former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro and Serbia

The European Commission proposed to adapt the list of third countries whose nationals must have a visa when crossing the EU external borders. Citizens of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia… more ►

Minister Kohout meets the chairpersons of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs Committees of the Senate and of the Chambre of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

Date: 10.07.2009 , Venue: Czernin Palace, Prague

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout will meet on June 10th, 2009 at the Czernin Palace with… more ►

Successful intervention of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout in Israel

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Prague (June 8th, 2009) – Israeli authorities informed the Czech Republic today that the Israeli Minister of Defence Ehud Barak decided to grant the frequencies necessary for starting the… more ►

Minister Kohout in Brussels

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Date: 30.06.2009 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

President of EU General Affaires and External Relation Council (GAERC), Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan… more ►

EU – India Ministerial Troika Meeting

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President of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the EU, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout and Member of the European Commission responsible… more ►

Minister Kohout met Deputy Secretary of State of the USA Steinberg

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Corfu (28 June 2009) – Minister Kohout had a bilateral meeting with the First Deputy of the American State Secretary Jim Steinberg during the informal ministerial meeting of OSCE. more ►

According to Minister Kohout the European Union is more solid now than ever before

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Corfu (28 June 2009) - According to the President of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the EU and Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Government Jan Kohout, today’s result of the informal… more ►

Minister Kohout considers the result of military cooperation renewal between Russia and NATO as “necessary and breaking through”

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Corfu (27 June 2009) – Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout immediately after the conclusion of talks NRC (NATO – Russia Council) at the Greek… more ►

Middle East Quartet called upon Israel to stop further settlement in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Triest (26 June 2009) – Middle East Quartet (USA, Russia, EU and UN) called upon Israel today to freeze further settlement in the occupied territories in the Gaza Strip, on the West Bank and in… more ►

EU – India Troika Meeting

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Date: 29.06.2009 , Venue: Czernin Palace, Prague

The President of the Council of Ministers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout chaired the… more ►

G8 Foreign Ministers’ Summit called upon Iran to respect fundamental human rights and the freedom of expression

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The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of economically strongest nations allied in G 8 Group called upon Tehran today to comply with the fundamental human rights and the freedom of expression according… more ►

Minister Kohout in Israel and Palestina

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Deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the Czech republic Jan Kohout visited Israel and Palestina. more ►

Minister Kohout handovered Gratias Agit Award to Ladislav Matějka

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Deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the Czech republic Jan Kohout handovered Gratias Agit Award 2009 for promoting of the good name of the Czech Republic abroad at the… more ►

EU – USA Negotiations on Handover of Guantanamo Prisoners to Europe

The Czech Republic, as the EU Presidency, is pleased that the Member States and the United States of America found an agreement concerning the conditions of Guantanamo prisoners´ handover to… more ►

Minister Kohout took over “Free Burma’s political prisoners now!” petition

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout took petition sheets from the representatives of a humanitarian organisation People in Need Foundation today… more ►

Minister Kohout at the Summit EU - Pakistan

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Date: 17.06.2009 - 18.06.2009 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout will attend the Summit EU - Pakistan as a Member of the delegation lead by the… more ►

Minister Kohout in Luxembourg

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Date: 15.06.2009 - 16.06.2009 , Venue: Luxembourg, Luxembourg

President of EU General Affaires and External Relation Council (GAERC) , Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic… more ►

Minister Kohout in Rome

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Date: 11.06.2009 , Venue: Rome, Italy

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout will participate in the G8 Development Aid Foreign… more ►

Minister Kohout in Sweden

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Date: 10.06.2009 , Venue: Stockholm, Sweden

The President of the Council of Ministers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout participated… more ►

EU – Nigeria Troika Meeting

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On Tuesday June 9th the EU – Nigeria Troika meeting at ministerial level took place in Prague. more ►

Minister Kohout received EU Special Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Date: 09.06.2009 , Venue: Czernin Palace, Prague

The President of the EU Foreign Ministers´ Council, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout met… more ►

EU – Nigeria Troika Meeting

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Date: 09.06.2009 - 10.06.2009 , Venue: Czernin Palace, Praha

The President of the Council of Ministers, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout chaired the… more ►

Humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Minister Kohout approved humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. more ►

Minister Kohout visited France, Luxembourg and Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout carried out a working visit to France, Luxembourg and Belgium on 2 and 3 June 2009. more ►

Minister Kohout met his German and Slovak counterpats

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout met his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Slovak Minister of Foreign Affairs Miroslav Lajčák. more ►

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic launched a new visa system

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A press conference took place on 1 June 2009 at the Czernin Palace to present the launch a new visa system. more ►

Minister Kohout at EU - Regional Political Dialogue with Central Asia Troika Meeting

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The President of the EU Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout chaired the EU - Regional Political Dialogue with Central Asia Troika Meeting in… more ►

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic will launch a new visa system

A press conference took place on 1 June 2009 at the Czernin Palace to present the launch a new visa system. more ►

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic will launch a new visa system

A press conference took place on 1 June 2009 at the Czernin Palace to present the launch a new visa system. more ►

Minister Kohout met his German and Slovak counterpats

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout met his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Slovak Minister of Foreign Affairs Miroslav Lajčák. more ►

Humanitarian aid to Pakistan

On 28 May 2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout approved granting of humanitarian aid to Pakistan in the amount of 5 million Czech Crowns. more ►

Minister Kohout at ASEM Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting

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The President of the EU Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout participates the 9th ASEM Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting in Hanoi. more ►

Minister Kohout at EU – ASEAN Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting

On 27 – 28 May 2009 President of the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council and Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout participates in the 17th EU-ASEAN (Association of Southeast… more ►

Milan Řepka became the spokesperson of the MFA

Following the decision of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout, an alternation took place at the position of the Director of the Department of the Spokesperson of… more ►

Minister Kohout at the EU – Republic of Korea summit

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The EU – Republic of Korea summit took place in the country’s capital Seoul. The leading themes were: strengthening the mutual EU - Republic of Korea relations, the development on the Korean… more ►

Minister Kohout attended the EU – Russia Summit in Khabarovsk

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The leading themes of the proceedings of the EU – Russia Summit which took place in Khabarovsk were the financial and economic crisis, energy and climate change, EU – Russia relations,… more ►

Ministr Schwarzenberg in Troika EU - Japan Summit

Date: 04.05.2009 , Venue: Prague

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg attended the EU – Japan Summit. The EU Troika chaired by the President of… more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg received his Kazakhstani Counterpart

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Marat Tazhin in the Czernin Palace. more ►

Visit of Monacan Minister Biancheri

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Minister Karel Schwarzenberg received Franck Biancheri, Minister Plenipotentiary, Government Counsellor for External Relations and for International Economic and Financial Affairs of Principality… more ►

Visit of Ethiopian Minister Mesfin Seyoum

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg will recieved Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Mesfin Seyoum. more ►

Conference on the European democracy support

The Conference was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the European Commission. more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg received Javier Solana

President of the EU General Affairs and External Relations Council and Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg received Secretary - General of the Council of the European Union and High… more ►

Karel Schwarzenberg received Prime Minister of Saxony

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg received Prime Minister of Saxony Stanislaw Tillich at Czernin Palace. more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg received Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Minister Schwarzenberg received his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian in Czernin Palace on February 18, 2009 more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg will meet Edward Nalbandyan

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Date: 18.02.2009 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg will receive Armenian Minister of Foregin Affairs Edward Nalbadyan in… more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák

Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák at Czernin Palace on 6th February 2009. more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Samuel Zbogar at Czernin Palace on 6th February 2009. more ►

EU - Ukraine Ministerial Meeting (Troika)

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took place on 5th February 2009 in Prague. The meeting addressed the following issues: the EU - Ukraine relationship, assessment of the situation in Ukraine and other current regional and… more ►

Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg

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received Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovakia, at Czernin Palace, on 6th February 2009. more ►

Briefing on EU – Ukraine Troika

An information briefing on the EU-Ukraine Troika will take place on Wednesday, 4 February 2009 at 10:30, at Czernin Palace, 5 Loretánské Square, Prague (the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs). We… more ►

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union summoned Iranian Chargé d´Affaires in the matter of human rights violations

The Presidency of the Council of the European Union summoned Iranian Chargé d´Affaires in the matter of human rights violations on 20th January 2008. On behalf of the European Union, the… more ►

Gaza Crisis

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