Minister Schwarzenberg met Speaker of the Senate of Canada Noël A. Kinsella
12.10.2010 / 17:06
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg met Speaker of the Senate of Canada Noël A. Kinsella at the Czernin Palace.
The meeting was the first official visit of an office-holder of Canada in the Czech Republic since May 2009. In May 2009 the Czech Republic was visited by Prime Minister of Canada Harper. Karel Schwarzenberg and Noël A. Kinsella discussed visa reciprocity, cooperation in human rights issues, candidatures for the UN Security Council and the UN Human Rights Counci, cooperation in Afghanistan and other bilateral and multilateral issues. Speaker Noël A. Kinsella visited Czech Republic having been invited by President of the Senate of the Czech Republic Přemysl Sobotka. During his stay in the Czech Republic Noël A. Kinsella met Chairperson of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic Miroslava Němcová, Minister of Education Josef Dobeš and Deputy Mayor of Prague Marie Kousalíková.