Minister Kohout met his German and Slovak counterpats
29.05.2009 / 11:45
Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout met his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Slovak Minister of Foreign Affairs Miroslav Lajčák.
The aim of the meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Federal Republic of Germany and the Slovak Republic was jointed commemoration of historical events from autumn 1989 and 20 years of independent development in Central and Eastern Europe. Ministers also discussed about the Presidency of the Czech Republic in the Council of the EU, further enlargement of the European Union including Eastern Partnership and European Neighbourhood Policy.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout wasl welcomed German Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier on 1 June 2009 at the Wenceslas Square to view the exhibition “20 Years of Freedom. Germany Says Thank You!”
The following day, on 2 June 2009, Foreign Ministers of the Czech Republic, Germany and Slovakia met at the Czernin Palace. A joint press conference followed after the meeting.
Photo opportunities and the press conference:
1 June 2009
6:00 p.m.– meeting of Czech and German Foreign Ministers at the exhibition “20 Years of Freedom. Germany Says Thank You!”
Wenceslas Square, by the statue of St. Wenceslas
(Jan Kohout, Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be present)
Expected time duration: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
2 June 2009
9:00 a.m.– press conference
Czernin Palace, arrival of journalists before 8:45 a.m.
(Jan Kohout, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Miroslav Lajčák will be present)