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Joint Statement of the Ministers of Benelux and V4

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On 8th December 2019, a working dinner of the Ministers of V4 and Benelux countries took place in Brussels, before the Foreign Affairs Council, at the joint invitation of Luxembourg’s… more ►

7th Czech-Israeli Forum

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The 7th Czech-Israeli Forum was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 4th December in the framework of the Czech–Israeli strategic partnership. The annual discussion platform… more ►

Deputy Minister Grmelová Opened the Seminar on the 100th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations with Spain

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Anita Grmelová visited Madrid on 3 – 4 December 2019. Together with Ángeles Moreno Bau, Deputy State Secretary of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain… more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek confirmed Czech support for the International Criminal Court

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The 18th Assembly of States Parties of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court takes place from 2 to 4 December 2019 in The Hague. The Czech delegation is led by Deputy Minister of… more ►

Minister Petříček welcomed Donors and Partners of the Prague Civil Society Centre

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček welcomed donors and partners of the Prague Civil Society Centre (PCSC) in the Czernin Palace on November 18, 2019. PCSC is an… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo

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On 15 November 2019, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Aleš Chmelař had working lunch with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo Ms. Rejhan Vuniqi. During the discussion about… more ►

Eastern Partnership seminar on public administration reform focused on e-government and smart solutions

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security Policy and Multilateral Affairs Martin Povejšil together with Jaroslav Kurfürst, Special Envoy for Eastern Partnership, and Gert Antsu, director of… more ►

Deputy Foreign Minister Povejšil at the Czech – U. S. Strategic Dialogue in Washington

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On November 6th-7th 2019, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Affairs, Martin Povejšil, led the Czech delegation to the bilateral political consultations in… more ►

Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted conference on role of intercultural dialogue in prevention radicalism and violence

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On 7 November 2019 the fourth edition of conference on intercultural and interreligious dialogue took place in Czernin Palace under the auspices of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech… more ►

Deputy Minister Anita Grmelová launched the 4th edition of the Czech-Austria Dialogue Forum

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On 5th November 2019 Deputy Minister Anita Grmelová, together with the Austrian Ambassador Dr. Alexander Grubmayr, launched the fourth edition of the Czech-Austria Dialogue Forum. The discussion… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař received Alternate Minister for European affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the the Hellenic Republic

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař met with Alternate Minister for European affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis on the 4th November. The meeting was… more ►

Deputy Minister for Legal and Consular Affairs Martin Smolek led discussion with Norwegian Delegation on Consular Issues

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On Monday, November 4, 2019 Deputy Minister Martin Smolek received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Norwegian delegation headed by Ms. Kristin Ugstad Steinrem, Director of… more ►

Joint Statement on the Official Visit of Minister Petříček to the Kingdom of Bahrain

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His Excellency Tomáš Petříček, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic paid an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain on Thursday 31 October 2019, accompanied by a high-level… more ►

State Secretary Stašek received the Ambassador of Singapore

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Miloslav Stašek received the non-resident Ambassador of Singapore (based in Singapore) Tan Soo Khoon on the occasion of… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař held consultations with Armenian MFA Deputy Minister Adonts

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař held a meeting with Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Avet Adonts on 21 October 2019. Bilateral relations, the EU… more ►

Deputy Minister Anita Grmelová launched the first edition of the Civil Aviation Forum in the 17 + 1 format.

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On October 8, Deputy Minister Anita Grmelová, together with Deputy Minister of Transport Ladislav Němec, launched the first edition of the Civil Aviation Forum in the format of 17 + 1 cooperation… more ►

Director Valek chaired the autumn session of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law of the Council of Europe

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Director of the International Law Department Petr Valek opened as a Chair of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law of the Council of Europe (CAHDI) its 58th session. The… more ►

Conference: The Versailles Treaty

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On 26 and 27 September 2019, an international conference “The Frustrated Peace? The Treaty of Versailles and its Political, Social and Economic Impact on Europe ' took place at the Czernin… more ►

Minister Petříček received Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization Gurry

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The official visit of Francis Gurry is taking place on the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Czech Industrial Property Office. Minister Petříček highlighted the importance of… more ►

Deputy Minister Povejšil Addressed the Opening Session of the Czech FSC Chairmanship

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On Wednesday 11 September 2019, the opening session of the Forum for Security Cooperation (FSC) of the OSCE under the Czech Chairmanship took place in Hofburg. more ►

Minister Petříček Received New President of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

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On 5 September 2019, minister Tomáš Petříček received the recently named president of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Czech Republic, Jamie M. Fly who took office in mid-August this year. more ►

Judge Ivana Hrdličková re-elected as the President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

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Judge Ivana Hrdličková was re-elected as the President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon for another 18 months starting from 1 September 2019. more ►

Minister Petříček in Afghanistan: The whole region needs stabilization, our soldiers are doing a great job

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Two months before planning the presidential elections the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček visited Afghanistan. The goal of the visit was to not only obtain information about the… more ►

Condolences on Passing of Tunisian President H.E. Béji Caïd Essebsi

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It was with great sadness that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic learnt of the passing of the first democratically elected President of the Republic of Tunisia, His Excellency… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař participated in the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom held in Washington 16 – 18 July 2019. The Ministerial aimed at drawing… more ►

Today we celebrate the Day of International Criminal Justice

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On 17 July 1998, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court („ICC“) was adopted. The Day of International Criminal Justice commemorates this milestone – a reminder of… more ►

Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting Communiqué

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From 2 to 11 July 2019, the Czech Republic hosted the XLII Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM). The meeting was chaired by Mr Martin Smolek (the Czech Republic). The XXII meeting of the… more ►

Czechia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Cooperation in Antarctic Research with Turkey

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On July 8, 2019, Deputy Minister Doleček signed, on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, with Director General Macit, representing the Ministry of Industry… more ►

Minister Petříček opened the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Prague

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On July 2nd 2019 Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Tomáš Petříček opened the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Prague. The Meeting adopts measures and recommendations in various areas… more ►

Consultations with Azerbaijani MFA Deputy Minister Khalafov

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Povejšil had a meeting with Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Khalaf… more ►

Seminar on Providing the Humanitarian Assistance and Safety of the Humanitarian Personnel in the Event of Armed Conflict

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a seminar on the Providing the Humanitarian Assistance and Safety of the Humanitarian Personnel in the Event of Armed Conflict on June 17, 2019. The… more ►

Meeting with the representatives of the US based organization “American Friends of the Czech Republic”

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On 12 June 2019, Junior Deputy Minister Veronika Kuchyňová Šmigolová received on behalf of the Minister Tomáš Petříček a delegation of the US based non-governmental organization “American… more ►

Dr. Petr Válek, Director of the International Law Department, Presented to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe the Reports of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law

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The Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI) deals with questions of international law, for instance with the immunities of States and international organizations,… more ►

Joint Statement on the EU commitment to the Western Balkans’ European integration

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We, the Foreign Ministers of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, Hungary, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Italian Republic, the Republic… more ►

Czernin Palace hosted the International Space Security Conference

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař delivered opening remarks at the International Space Security Conference held by the Prague Security Studies Institute in Czernin Palace on 10 - 11… more ►

Working visit of Minister for European Affairs of Sweden Hans Dahlgren in the Czech Republic

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Minister for European Affairs of Sweden Hans Dahlgren paid a working visit to the Czech Republic on 10 June 2019. On behalf of the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister for European… more ►

Minister Petříček received the Canadian Ambassador, Barbara C. Richardson, on the end of her diplomatic mission in the Czech Republic

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On 6 June 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček received at Czernin Palace the Canadian Ambassador, Barbara C. Richardson, to thank her for her personal… more ►

State Secretary Stašek met Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection of the Republic of Ghana Cynthia Morrison

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The State Secretary Miloslav Stašek met the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection of the Republic of Ghana Cynthia Morrison on 28 May, 2019. The Minister accompanied by the… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař held talks with the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař had a meeting with the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality Ms. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili on 23 May 2019. Bilateral… more ►

State Secretary Miloslav Stašek held consultations in the Republic of North Macedonia with his partner Mr. Dimovski and met Prime Minister Mr. Zaev

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On 22 – 23 May, 2019 State Secretary Miloslav Stašek held consultations in Skopje with his partner State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of North Macedonia Mr.… more ►

State Secretary Miloslav Stašek held consultations in Albania and supported Czech companies

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The State Secretary Miloslav Stašek visited Tirana on May 20–21, 2019. He held various consultations with partners at Albanian ministries and institutions and besides other agendas he… more ►

Deputy Minister Povejšil hosted Czech-French Strategic consultations

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On Thursday Mai 23, Martin Povejšil the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs hosted consultations with his French counterpart Mr Nicolas de Rivière, Director General for Political Affairs and… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař held political consultations in Belarus

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The Deputy Minister for Europe Aleš Chmelař met the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Oleg Kravchenko for regular annual consultations in Minsk on 14 May 2019. The… more ►

The State Secretary Miloslav Stašek and the Deputy Minister Tomáš Kryl held consultations with the Secretary General of Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Armenia Mr. Vahagn Melikian

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The State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Mr. Miloslav Stašek and the Deputy Minister Tomáš Kryl held consultations with the Secretary General of Ministry of… more ►

Václav Havel & Jiří Dienstbier Journalism Fellowships 2019/2020 – Call for Applications

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs that the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is currently accepting applications for the 2019–2020 Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship and Jiří Dienstbier… more ►

Professor Šturma elected Chair of the International Law Commission

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On 29 April 2019, Professor Pavel Šturma was elected Chair of the International Law Commission at the beginning of its 71st session. This is a great success and recognition of prof.… more ►

Prague 5G Security Conference

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An international expert conference on the security of 5G networks will be held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Czernin Palace in Prague on May 2 and 3, 2019 under the auspices of Prime… more ►

100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Czech Republic and Denmark

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On April 25-26 bilateral consultations of Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Denmark took place between Aleš Chmelař and his Danish counterpart Carsten Grønbech-… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař conducted consultations on European affairs with Sweden

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On 25 April 2019, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař conducted Czech-Swedish consultations with Director General in the Prime Minister´s Office of Sweden Mrs Eva Sjögren and… more ►

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a conference „Czech Republic and Portuguese-speaking countries: Present and Future of Cooperation”

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities of the Republic of Cape Verde Luís Felipe Tavares and the Secretary… more ►

Prague 5G Security Conference

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts an international expert conference on the security of 5G networks at the Czernin Palace in Prague on May 2 and 3, 2019 under the auspices of Prime Minister… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa launched the National Pavilion at AgriTech Expo 2019 in Zambia

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa visited Zambia between 9 and 13 April 2019. During his working visit, he launched the Czech Pavilion at the agricultural fair… more ►

State Secretary Stašek held consultations in Brazil and supported the business mission

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On 8 – 10 April, 2019 State Secretary Miloslav Stašek visited Brazil, where he launched an economic diplomacy project to support Czech companies specialized in defence and security… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa and Canadian Ambassador sign a Joint Declaration on Czech-Canadian cooperation

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Prague, April 4 – Today at the Czernin Palace in Prague, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa and Canadian Ambassador to the Czech Republic Barbara C. Richardson have signed a… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa received special envoy of the Venezuelan Interim President

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa met with the special envoy of the Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaidó, on April 3, 2019. The discussion was mainly focused on the current… more ►

State Secretary Stašek received the Ambassador of Singapore

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Miloslav Stašek received the non-resident Ambassador of Singapore (based in Singapore) Tan Soo Khoon on the occasion of… more ►

Deputy Minister Martin Tlapa's working visit to Ethiopia

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa paid working visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on March 20 – 22, 2019. Within his program in Addis Ababa, he has met with… more ►

Petr Válek started his chairmanship of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law of the Council of Europe

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Petr Válek, the Director of the International Law Department, was elected a Chair of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI) at the last CAHDI meeting. It is the first… more ►

State Secretary Miloslav Stašek's visit to Finland

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Miloslav Stašek visited Finland on March 14 – 15, 2019 to support matchmaking forum where Finland's largest… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař Received Latvian Undersecretary of State

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On February 28, 2019, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař received Latvian Undersecretary of State for EU issues S. Silkalna. The discussion was mainly focused on current EU issues. more ►

Asia Meets Europe Day

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1st of March is the Day of the Euro-Asian cooperation - “ASEM Day”. ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) is an informal community forming a platform for dialogue and cooperation between Europe… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa met Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts of Tunisia René Trabelsi

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On February 21, 2019, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa received Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts of Tunisia René Trabelsi who during his working visit to the Czech Republic took… more ►

State Secretary Stašek helt Political Consultations in Chile

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On February 12, 2019 the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Miloslav Stašek held political consultations in Santiago de Chile with the Deputy Minister of… more ►

Deputy Minister Chmelař received the Ambassador of Georgia

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On February 11, 2019, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař received Ambassador of Georgia to the Czech Republic Mariam Rakviashvili. more ►

State Secretary Stašek held political consultations in Colombia

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Miloslav Stašek held bilateral political consultations with Viceminister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Colombia,… more ►

State Secretary met with the Ambassador of Chile

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Miloslav Stašek received the Ambassador of Chile, Patricio Pradel, on February 5, 2019. The forthcoming bilateral political consultations that… more ►

State Secretary met with the Ambassador of the Arab republic of Egypt

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On January 28th, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Miloslav Stašek met with Said Hindam, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Czech Republic. The discussion focused on… more ►

Minister Petříček Received the Ambassador of Latvia

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček received new Ambassador of Latvia Gutna Pastore on January 24, 2019. Both representatives appreciated excellent bilateral Czech-Latvian relations with… more ►

Minister Petříček received the new Ambassador of Georgia

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On 24th January 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček received Mariam Rakviashvili, new Ambassador of Georgia, at the commencement of her diplomatic mission in the Czech Republic. more ►

Deputy Minister Lukáš Kaucký Received Secretary General of the Central European Initiative

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On 21 January 2019, the new Secretary General of the Central European Initiative (CEI) Roberto Antonione visited Prague on the first leg of his CEI Member States tour. more ►

Minister Petříček received the group of fellows of the Radio Free Europe´s Programs for young journalists

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On January 15, 2019, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček received a group of seven young promising journalists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Georgia, Moldova, Russia… more ►

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