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Ambassador Gandalovič presents his credentials to President Obama

(This article expired 08.07.2014.)

On July 7, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the United States Petr Gandalovič presented his credentials to US president Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House.

Other Ambassadors also presenting their credentials on this afternoon in the Oval Office were Ambassador of the Philippines, Ambassador of Vietnam and Ambassador of the Dominican Republic.  Ambassador Gandalovič attended the ceremony with his wife Pavlína.

In a short discussion with the Ambassador, President Obama appreciated the alliance between the Czech Republic and the United States and asked the Ambassador to convey this message to Czech government officials. Ambassador Gandalovič mentioned that the Czech Republic also highly values this alliance and appreciated the good cooperation with the US Ambassador in Prague Norman Eisen.