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Signing of  Memorandum of Understanding between the CCDA and the Souvereign Order of Malta
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Minister Zaorálek Received the Grand Chancellor and the Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta


Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek received on 3rd October 2014 the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta Albrecht Boeselager accompanied by the Grand Hospitaller Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel. At the meeting, the Czech Development Agency and the Souvereign Order of Malta signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the project of a portable ultrasound device and other equipment, sponsored by the Czech Development Agency.

Minister Zaorálek emphasised the succesful cooperation between the Czech Republic and the Order in development and humanitarian agenda, namely joint projects of aid to Cuba in 2007 and Haiti in 2010. Minister praised the charity activities the Order has been pursuing in the Czech Republic and stressed the need to respect the standards of intenational humanitarian law in areas of armed conflicts.