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MFA Statement on the Terrorist Attack in Kabul

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic strongly condemns the terrorist attack against the Ministry of Social Affairs in Kabul on December 24, 2018, which has caused death of many… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Occasion of Human Rights Day

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The day of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has forever become the international Day of Human Rights. In light of current and upcoming anniversaries, the commemoration of… more ►

Statement by the MFA of the Czech Republic on the INF Treaty

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The Czech Republic shares with the US and other Allies their conclusion that Russia has violated the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF-T) through… more ►

Czechia joined the EU Declaration on the escalating tensions in the Azov Sea

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The EU expresses its utmost concern about the dangerous increase of tensions in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait in recent days which has led to the seizure of Ukrainian vessels and their crews by… more ►

Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns the use of force at the Kerch Strait

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is highly concerned about the escalation of tensions around the illegally annexed Crimea and condemns the use of force against… more ►

MFA Statement on the Attack in Kabul

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In connection with the bomb attack of the suicide bomber commited on the meeting of the spiritual leaders and believers in Kabul during the celebration of the birthday of the muslim prophet… more ►

So called elections on the territory of Ukraine not controlled by the government contribute to further destabilisation

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic considers the holding of so called “elections” in parts of the Ukrainian territory controlled by non-state entities to be a gross… more ►

MFA Statement on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

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In 2013 the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2nd November as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. Today, we pay tribute to the journalists who have become victims… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic considers the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi to be an unacceptable crime and condemns it in the strongest terms. We require a thorough… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Award of the Sakharov Prize to Oleg Sentsov

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We welcome the decision of the European Parliament to award this year´s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov. Since 2014, the Czech Republic has… more ►

Declaration by the HR Federica Mogherini on behalf of the European Union on the recent developments on the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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After almost three weeks, facts are finally emerging, confirming that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the premises of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Award of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize to Oyub Titiev

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic congratulates Mr. Oyub Titiev, this year's laureate of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize awarded by the Parliamentary Assembly of the… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Operations of Russian Intelligence Services

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We find reports on the operations of the Russian intelligence services against a number of targets in NATO and EU countries, including the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons… more ►

Statement of the MFA of the Czech Republic on the Inter-Korean Summit Meeting in Pyongyang

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes the results of the inter-Korean Summit that took place in Pyongyang from September 18 to 20, 2018. more ►

Joint Statement of the Highest Constitutional Officials of the Czech Republic on Foreign Policy

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The President of the Czech Republic, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Minister of Defence of the Czech… more ►

Declaration of the MFA of the Czech Republic on the 50th anniversary of the self-immolation of Ryszard Siwiec

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On 8 September, 1968, a Polish citizen Ryszard Siwiec immolated himself at the Decade Stadium in Warsaw, in protest against the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Pact troops on 21 August… more ►

Statement on the OPCW report on the incident in Amesbury

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The Czech Republic understands the publication of a note by the Technical Secretariat of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), containing report on the activities… more ►

Statement on the Presidential Elections in Mali

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of Mali confirming the preliminary results of the second round of presidential elections, and congratulates… more ►

Statement on the Election Process in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes notes that the submission of candidatures for the presidential and legislative elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was concluded on the 8th of… more ►

Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the armed conflict in Georgia

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Today we commemorate the sad anniversary of the armed conflict in Georgia in 2008. more ►

Statement on the Elections in Zimbabwe

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs takes note of the announced results of the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Zimbabwe. The Ministry calls on political leaders and people of Zimbabwe to… more ►

Statement on the Normalisation of Relations between Ethiopia and Eritrea

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes the signature of the Joint Declaration by Ethiopia and Eritrea, which paves the way for normalisation of relations between the two… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the resolution of the bilateral dispute between Macedonia and Greece

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The Czech Republic congratulates Prime Ministers Zaev and Tsipras for reaching the historic agreement between Macedonia and Greece. This achievement belongs to all citizens of the two countries. more ►

Czech Republic Supported the EU Declaration on the Findings of the Joint Investigation Team on the Downing of Flight MH17

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On 24 May 2018, the Joint Investigation Team presented further findings of its independent, professional and impartial investigation. It concluded that the BUK installation used to bring down… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Venezuelan elections

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is deeply concerned about the outcome of the Venezuelan presidential elections, in which the President Nicolás Maduro was re-elected. These… more ►

Statement of the MFA of the Czech Republic on the Escalation of Violence in Gaza

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The Czech Republic expresses its concern with the escalation of violence in Gaza which resulted in dozens of victims. We call on all parties to exercise restraint and to adopt effective measures… more ►

Minister Stropnický Visited the Prague Headquarters of Radio Free Europe

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Stropnický visited the Prague Headquarters of Radio Free Europe on May 14, 2018. He met with the President of the RFE/RL Thomas Kent and spoke also with the… more ►

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU following US President Trump's announcement on the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA)

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The European Union (EU) deeply regrets the announcement by US President Trump to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). more ►

MFA Statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) after the US Withdrawal

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The Czech Republic in accordance with other EU member states considers JCPOA as an important instrument of risk reduction of proliferation of nuclear weapons and denuclearization of region. The… more ►

MFA Statement on the Alleged Occurrence of the Novichok Chemical Agent in the Czech Republic

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The intelligence information on the occurrence of the chemical agent called “Novichok” in the Czech Republic, currently emerging in the media, is in its majority classified. The MFA… more ►

MFA Statement on the Occasion of the World Press Freedom Day

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Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993, the World Press Freedom Day is observed annually on May 3. Freedom of speech and independent media are vital for good governance,… more ►

Statement of the MFA of the Czech Republic on the Inter-Korean Summit Meeting on April 27, 2018

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes the results of the Inter-Korean Summit that took place in Panmunjeom on April 27, 2018. more ►

Statement of the MFA of the Czech Republic on Opening of its Honorary Consulate and Czech Centre in Jerusalem

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Last year, the Czech Republic has already expressed its position on Jerusalem as capital of the State of Israel, in its 1967 borders. more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Georgian Government's Initiative "A Step to Better Future"

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The Czech Republic welcomes the new initiative of the Georgian government „A Step to Better Future“ as a positive signal towards the break-away regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. more ►

Statement of the MFA on the current developments in Syria

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The Czech Republic has strongly condemned the barbaric attack against civilians in Douma and called for its immediate investigation in the past days. The Czech Republic understands the US and… more ►

Statement of the MFA on OPCW report

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The Czech Republic takes note of today’s publication of results of the independent analysis carried out by the Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical… more ►

Statement of the MFA on the Attack in Syrian City of Douma

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The MFA is deeply concerned by the reports of another chemical weapons attack in Douma, which, according to the rescue workers, has claimed dozens of dead and injured, including children. more ►

Czech Republic Rejects Any Accusation of Supporting Terrorism

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The Czech Republic strongly rejects any accusation of supporting international terrorism. more ►

Statement of the MFA on European Commission’s Strategic Document Regarding the Western Balkans

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The Czech Republic welcomes the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council issued under the title “A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU… more ►

Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the Recent Development in Ethiopia

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes that the Ethiopian Government is taking steps to release a high number of prisoners including members of political opposition. more ►

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