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Statement of the MFA to the Recent Developments in Gaza

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is deeply concerned by the current development in Gaza and calls on all actors involved in the conflict to start truce negotiations… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa at EU-ASEAN ministerial meeting in Brussels

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa took part in 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on 23 July, 2014. In its margins, he held talks with the Minister… more ►

Minister Zaorálek held talks with Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam

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Date: 24.07.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek, met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs on Israel’s Decision to Launch Ground Force Operation in Gaza Strip

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is deeply concerned that the attempts to restore cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has not succeeded. We regret that Hamas and other militant… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Approves Humanitarian Aid for Palestinian Refugees in Gaza

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On July 17, 2014 Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek approved humanitarian aid for population of Palestinian Autonomous Territories. The total of 3 million CZK will be provided from the… more ►

Statement of Minister Zaorálek on the Crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight

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I am shocked and deeply saddened by the tragedy in Eastern Ukraine, where an aircraft of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed today. All circumstances of the crash, in which many human lives… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met Foreign Minister of Republic of Korea

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Date: 16.07.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Yun Byung-se,… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the situation in Gaza

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomed the truce initiative that aimed to restore calm in Gaza and appreciates the constructive role played by Egypt. more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák Met Ambassadors of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

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First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Petr Drulák took part in a festive Ramaddan iftar with Ambassadors of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) accredited… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Appointment of UN Special Envoy to Syria

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The Czech Republic welcomes the appointment today of Staffan de Mistura, a distinguished international diplomat, as the new UN Special Envoy to Syria. more ►

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Death of Four Czech Soldiers in Afghanistan

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„It was with great grief and sadness that I received the news about the attack in Parwan Province in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on 8 July 2014, which claimed lives of four Czech soldiers… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák signed Memorandums of Understanding with the RFE/RL

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First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Petr Drulák and Interim Director of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Nenad Pejic signed on 8 July, 2014 at the Czernin Palace… more ►

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Death of a Young Palestinian

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I am profoundly saddened by the news of the murder of Muhammad Abu Khudair. I know how difficult it must be for his parents and family and I would like to express my condolences to them and to… more ►

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Death of Three Israeli Teenagers

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I am deeply saddened by the murder of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach. My thoughts are with their parents and their families. Three teenage Israeli students became innocent victims… more ►

The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-initiated the development of an international compendium of space debris mitigation standards

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The representatives of the International Law Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic presented together with Canadian and German colleagues the first international… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met Senators from Pakistan

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek received delegation of the Senate of Pakistan at the Czernin Palace on 27 June 2014. more ►

NSG Chair: Czech Republic Hands Over to Argentina

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On 26 June 2014, a plenary meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group was opened in Buenos Aires. Ambassador Veronika Kuchyňová Šmigolová of the Czech Republic handed over the duties of the Group’s… more ►

MFA Statement on Situation in Iraq

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The Czech Republic is deeply concerned about the escalation of violence in Iraq and strongly condemns the crimes committed by terrorist groups. more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met Ambassadors from Arab Countries

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek received Ambassadors from Arab countries at the Czernin Palace on 17 June 2014. The group was led by its Dean, Algerian… more ►

Statement of the MFA on Elections in Afghanistan

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic congratulates the people of Afghanistan on the successful conduct of the second round of the Presidential elections on 14 June 2014. more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Kidnapping in the West Bank

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The Czech Republic follows with concern the situation of the three missing Israeli teenagers. It appears very probable they have been kidnapped in the West Bank. more ►

Minister Zaorálek at the Joint Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers and League of Arab States

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Date: 10.06.2014 - 11.06.2014 , Venue: Athens, Greece

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek attended the joint meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EU and the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to visit Great Britain

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Date: 29.05.2014 - 30.05.2014 , Venue: United Kingdom

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek visits Great Britain on 29-30 May 2014. He will meet with Secretary of State… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Received Bavarian State Minister

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Date: 27.05.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met with Bavarian State Minister for European Affairs and Regional Relations,… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Presidential Election in Ukraine

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The Czech Republic welcomes the results of the presidential elections in Ukraine. The Czech Republic is ready to support the new president in delivering the necessary reforms. more ►

Prague Transatlantic Talks 2014: Facing the Atlantic Cyber Challenge

Date: 29.05.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

On 29th May, 2014 the 5th international expert conference Prague Transatlantic Talks 2014: Facing the Atlantic Cyber Challenge will be held. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa in Canada

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Date: 26.05.2014 - 28.05.2014 , Venue: Canada

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa attends a visit of the Committee on National Economy, Agriculture and… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák in Berlin

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Date: 28.05.2014 , Venue: Berlin, Germany

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Petr Drulák will consult his counterparts at the Federal Foreign Office and at the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek met Foreign Minister of Sudan

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met Foreign Minister of Republic of the Sudan Ali Ahmed Karti on May 22, 2014 at the Czernin Palace. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa met Deputy Prime Minister of Kuwait

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Date: 20.05.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa met Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce and Industry of the… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák met the UN High Representative

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First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Petr Drulak met the UN High Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Disarmament Affairs, Angela Kane on… more ►

The Czech Republic Decides about Antarctica for the First Time

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For the first time, the Czech Republic has participated with decision-making competence in the annual 37th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) held in Brazil from 28th April 28 to 7th… more ►

Minister Zaorálek at Security Forum GLOBSEC 2014

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Date: 15.05.2014 - 16.05.2014 , Venue: Bratislava, Slovakia

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attended the 9th Global Security Forum 2014 in Bratislava on May 15-16, 2014. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa to receive Deputy Prime Minister of Kuwait

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Date: 20.05.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa will meet with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce and… more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Brussels

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Date: 12.05.2014 - 13.05.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attended the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) and General Affairs Council… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa in China

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa attended the Third National Coordinators’ Meeting for Cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European Countries… more ►

Czech MFA’s position on the so-called referenda in the south-eastern Ukraine

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The Czech MFA does not recognize the results of the so-called referenda on independence held in Donetsk and Luhansk region on Sunday, May 11. The vote was conducted in the way violating the… more ►

Deputy Minister Borůvka on Ministers´ Conference in Greece

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Date: 08.05.2014 , Venue: Thessaloniki, Greece

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Karel Borůvka is to participate in the EU–Western Balkans Ministerial Conference on 8th… more ►

MFA Statement on Verdicts Announced in Egypt

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is deeply concerned by reports that on 28 April 2014, a judicial court in the Egyptian city of Minya sentenced to death a total of 683… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Visited Beijing

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Date: , Venue: China, Beijing

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek, paid a working visit to the People’s Republic of China on 28 – 30 April,… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák met Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency

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On 28 April, 2014, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Petr Drulák met with Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). more ►

Conference “Eastern Partnership Five Years on: Time for a New Strategy?”

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Date: 25.04.2014 , Venue: Czernin palace

On 25 April, 2014 an international conference was held at the Czernin Palace to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the founding Prague Eastern… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with Foreign Minister of Canada

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Date: 22.04.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, John Baird, at Czernin Palace… more ►

First Deputy Minister Drulák Received Foreign Deputy Minister of Georgia

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Date: 15.04.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

First Deputy Minister, Petr Drulák received Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Tamar Beruchashvili for bilateral consultations at… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Attended the Foreign Affairs Council Meeting in Luxembourg

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Date: 14.04.2014 , Venue: Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attended the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on 14 April,… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with President of the European Parliament

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Date: 11.04.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek received the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz on 11th April,… more ►

Czech-Slovak Discussion Forum at MFA

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Date: 16.04.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

First Deputy Minister, Petr Drulák will lead the Czech delegation at the Czech-Slovak Discussion Forum that will take place at the Ministry of… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Received Vice Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek received parliamentary delegation of the Republic of Korea led by the Vice Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of… more ►

MFA Statement on Elections in Afghanistan

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic congratulates the people of Afghanistan on the high turnout in the Presidential and Provincial Council elections. The high number of Afghans… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Visited Austria

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Date: 03.04.2014 , Venue: Vienna, Austria

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek paid an official visit to the Republic of Austria on 3rd March, 2014. more ►

Minister Zaorálek at NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting

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Date: 01.04.2014 - 02.04.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attended the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels on April 1 – 2, 2014. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa at EU-Africa Business Forum

Date: 31.03.2014 - 03.04.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Deputy Minister Martin Tlapa will participate at the EU-Africa Business Forum in Brussels on March 31 – April 1, 2014, which is one of the events… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Received European Investment Bank President

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek received President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Werner Hoyer, at Czernin Palace on March 28, 2014. more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák Will Receive His Armenian Counterpart

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Date: 31.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

First Deputy Minister Petr Drulák will receive Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanian for bilateral… more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Greece

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Date: 04.04.2014 - 05.04.2014 , Venue: Athens, Greece

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attends the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers Gymnich in Athens on… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with the US Secretary of Energy

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek, met United States Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, at the Czernin Palace on March 26, 2014. more ►

Statement of the MFA on the DPRK's Ballistic Missiles Launch

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has noted with concern reports on the DPRK's ballistic missiles launch on 26 March 2014. If these reports are substantiated, the launch… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met UAE Foreign Minister

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Date: 20.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek met Sheikh Abdallah Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Met Deputy Foreign Minister of Egypt

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Martin Tlapa met Deputy Foreign Minister of Egyptian Arab Republic, Hatem Seif El-Nasr on 17th March 2014 for regular bilateral… more ►

Foreign Ministry’s statement on Russia’s decision on annexation of Crimea

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns Russia’s steps towards annexation of Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea and considers Russia’s approach an unprecedented breach of international law and… more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Brussels

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Date: 17.03.2014 - 18.03.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attends the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) and General Affairs Council (GAC)… more ►

Statement of the Czech MFA on Referendum in Crimea

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The holding of the referendum in Crimea, its course, as well as the results, are the manifestation of Russian attempts to question security arrangements in the region that were made after the… more ►

Statement of MFA on the situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip

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The Czech Republic watches with concern the current escalation of the situation in the Gaza strip and Israel. more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met Foreign Minister of Malaysia

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Date: 14.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek met Foreign Minister of Malaysia, Anifah Aman at the Czernin Palace on March… more ►

Czech-Korean Relations: Ministerial Phone Conversation

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek held a telephone conversation with Mr Yun Byung-se, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea on 14th March, 2014. more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met Junior Minister for EU Affairs of France

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Date: 13.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met Junior Minister for EU Affairs of France Thierry Repentin to discuss… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Attended a Meeting of V4 and Germany to Ukraine

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Date: 13.03.2014 , Venue: Budapest, Hungary

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met foreign ministers of Visegrad Group countries and Germany in Budapest on… more ►

NATO: A Lasting Guarantee of Our Security

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Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek on the 15th anniversary of the Czech Republic joining NATO more ►

Minister Zaorálek met Foreign Minister of Colombia

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Date: 10.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met Foreign Minister of Colombia María Ángela Holguín at the Czernin Palace on… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák Opened the 2014 Winter Academy of Security Studies

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First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Petr Drulák opened the 2014 Winter Academy of Security Studies on 10th March, 2014 at Czernin Palace. more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met Heads of EU Embassies

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Date: 11.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Embassy of Greece

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attended a dinner for heads of embassies of EU countries held by Ambassador of… more ►

Joint V4 Ministers' Letter on Ukraine to Ashton and Füle

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Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group countries sent on 6th March, 2014 a joint letter to Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Attended UN Human Rights Council

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Date: 04.03.2014 , Venue: Geneva, Switzerland

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attended the 25th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Met CEB Governor

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Date: 04.03.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa met Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) Rolf Wenzel on… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák in Narva

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Date: 06.03.2014 - 07.03.2014 , Venue: Narva, Estonia

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Petr Drulák attends a meeting of foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group, Nordic and… more ►

Minister Zaorálek at Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting in Brussels

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Date: 03.03.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attends extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels on 3 March,… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Protests to the Russian Ambassador on Steps Taken in Ukraine

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomir Zaoralek summoned the Russian Ambassador Sergey Borisovich Kiselev at Cernin Palace on 2 March. Minister Zaoralek stated that he considers the steps taken by… more ►

Ukraine: Minister Zaorálek´s Statement on the Russian Stance

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The manner in which the Russian Federation is escalating the situation in Ukraine reminds me of 1968 and the violation of Czechoslovak sovereignty. more ►

MFA Statement on Ukraine

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is following very closely the situation in Ukraine and is deeply concerned by the most recent information concerning the movement of Russian… more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Germany

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Date: 07.03.2014 , Venue: Berlin, Germany

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek pays a visit to the Federal Republic of Germany on March 7, 2014. more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Poland

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Date: 26.02.2014 , Venue: Warsaw, Poland

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek paid a visit to Poland on February 26, 2014. more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Slovakia

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Date: 25.02.2014 , Venue: Bratislava, Slovakia

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek paid a visit to the Slovak Republic. Minister Zaorálek met Minister of Foreign… more ►

Joint Statement of V4 Foreign Ministers on Ukraine

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Statement of MFA on Ukraine

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes the agreement that allowed for a cease-fire between the government and the opposition forces in Ukraine. more ►

Crisis in Ukraine: Steps Taken by the Czech Republic

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The Czech Republic supports the earliest formation of an inclusive Ukrainian government that would calm down the situation in the country and lead it to an early parliamentary and presidential… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Ukrainian Ambassador: Unacceptable treatment of protestors

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met the Ukrainian Ambassador on 19 February. The Minister told the Ambassador the methods used against the protestors in Kyiv… more ►

Minister Zaorálek at extraordinary ministerial meeting in Brussels

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Date: 20.02.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attends extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels on February… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Attends the Meeting of V4 Foreign Ministers

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Date: 24.02.2014 , Venue: Budapest, Hungary

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attends the meeting of foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries… more ►

Deputy Minister Drulák meets resident ambassadors of EU countries

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Date: 19.02.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Petr Drulák meets resident ambassadors of the EU countries to the Czech Republic.… more ►

Consultations of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Japan

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Date: 19.02.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Regular consultations of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Japan will be held at the Czernin Palace. The consultations will… more ►

Deputy Minister Dub meets Deputy Prime Minister of Sarawak

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Date: 17.02.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Dub meets delegation of Sarawak, Malaysia led by Deputy Prime Minister of Sarawak… more ►

Deputy Minister Borůvka Opened the Prague European Energy Forum

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Date: 13.02.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Karel Borůvka held an opening speech at the Prague European Energy Forum 2014 on 13… more ►

Statement of MFA on the Passing of Ambassador Shirley Temple Black

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic expresses its deep sorrow at the death of the late Mrs. Shirley Temple Black, the former Ambassador of the United States of America to Prague… more ►

Minister Zaorálek on the terrorist attacks in Iraq

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek sent his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari following letter of condolence regarding terrorist attacks in Iraq on 5.2. 2014: more ►

Statement of MFA on the Czech-Chinese Presidential meeting in Sochi

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes bilateral talks between the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman and the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi… more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Brussels

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Date: 10.02.2014 - 11.02.2014 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek attends Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) and General Affairs Council (GAC)… more ►

On death of Vladimír Kopal

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic announces with deep sorrow that Professor Vladimír Kopal, a leading Czech expert on international law who cooperated with the Ministry of… more ►

Minister Zaorálek met US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs

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Date: 05.02.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace, Chamber of Deputies

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria… more ►

Deputy Minister Borůvka Met Bavarian State Minister

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Date: 06.02.2014 , Venue: Prague, Czernin Palace

On 6 February, 2014 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Karel Borůvka met Beate Merk, Bavarian State Minister for European Affairs and… more ►

Joint statement of the Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia

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The Prime Ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia express deep concern about the dramatic development of events in Ukraine. We strongly condemn the cycle of violence which… more ►

Lubomír Zaorálek assumed office of Minister of Foreign Affairs

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On 29 January, 2014 Lubomír Zaorálek has been appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Mr Zaorálek was introduced into the office on Thursday, 30 January, 2014. more ►

Ukrainian Ambassador received at the MFA

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On 28 January, the Director General of the European Countries Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jaroslav Kurfűrst, received the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Czech Republic, Borys… more ►

Joint Statement of V4 Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the Situation in the Ukraine

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The Foreign Ministers of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia were shocked by the news that clashes between protesters and riot police resulted in casualties in Kyiv. We strongly… more ►

Statement of Minister Kohout on the violence in Ukraine

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I was personally deeply shaken by the events of the last three days in the centre of Kiev resulting in the first fatalities. I regret the loss of these young lives and wish to express my sympathy… more ►

Statement of MFA on the election of the new interim president of the Central African Republic

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has welcomed the election of Ms. Catherine Samba-Panza as the new interim president of the Central African Republic. Her election, as well as… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the killing of foreign diplomats and Afghan citizens in Kabul on 17 January 2014

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the barbaric attack, which resulted in killing more than 20 people, of which 13 were foreign and international experts. Among the victims were the… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the death of three local employees of the People In Need in Syria

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With great concern and sadness, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has received the news of the death of three local employees of the Czech non-governmental humanitarian… more ►

Joint statement on talks with Palestinian delegation

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The First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jiří Schneider received on Friday January 3, 2014 his Palestinian counterpart, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Taysir Jaradat… more ►

Minister Kohout Sent a Letter of Condolence

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout sent a letter of condolences to the family of the late Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic Mr. Jamal al-Jamal as well as to… more ►

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