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Ministr Lubomír Zaorálek
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Minister Zaorálek to Welcome UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

Date: 11.11.2016 15:50 , Venue: Czernin palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek will meet with Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on November 11, 2016. UK Foreign Minister will arrive to the Czech Republic for a working visit.

The visit takes place in the framework of exploring the positions of member states and institutions of the EU after June’s referendum in the United Kingdom. The formal proceedings of negotiations should be launched by the British government before the end of first quarter of 2017.

In addition to discussion on the future of the EU, including the UK’s role and bilateral relations between the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom, talks will also touch on security policy and the fight against international terrorism, regional conflicts and migration.
As well as meeting Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek, Secretary of State Boris Johnson will also be received by the Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka.

Information for media:
Photo opportunity and statements of the ministers for the media (no Q&As): Czernin Palace, November 11, 2016, 3:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Arrival of media representatives to the reception of the Czernin Palace is requested by 3:20 p.m.
Participation is possible only with prior written request for accreditation (including an indication of name, media outlet, position and a phone number) sent to the e-mail address: karolina_rezkova@mzv.cz by 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2016.
The press statements will be in Czech and English.
Dress-code: Business attire

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