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Minister Kulhánek signs new strategic cooperation plan with Japan


On 7 May, Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek (ČSSD) held talks in Warsaw with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi. At the meeting, the ministers signed the Action Plan for Cooperation between… more ►

Allowing our citizens to travel is a priority, Minister Kulhánek and his Austrian counterpart agreed


On Thursday, 6 May 2021, Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Kulhánek (ČSSD) received the Austrian Minister for European and International Affairs Alexander Schallenberg at the Czernin Palace. It… more ►

On his first foreign trip Minister Kulhánek visited Slovakia


Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Kulhánek was in Slovakia on Wednesday, 28 April 2021. This was the new foreign minister's first trip abroad following his appointment to the top diplomatic post,… more ►

MFA response to the reduction of local staff


Russia has decided to limit the number of so-called local staff (i.e. Russian employees at the Czech Embassy in Moscow and the Czech House employed under local law) at the Embassy of the Czech… more ►

Congratulatory Telegram from Secretary of State Blinken to Minister Kulhánek


Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek has received a message of congratulations from the Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. more ►

Minister Kulhánek acquainted NATO allies with evidence of the involvement of Russian agents in the Vrbětice explosion


On Thursday, 22 April, Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhánek presented detailed evidence of the involvement of Russian GRU agents in the Vrbětice explosion to the North Atlantic Council. He also… more ►

President Zeman appoints Jakub Kulhánek Foreign Minister


Jakub Kulhánek became the new Minister of Foreign Affairs on 21 April 2021. He was appointed by President Miloš Zeman at Prague Castle. He thus replaces Deputy Prime Minister Jan Hamáček, who was… more ►

Tomáš Boček re-appointed as Vice-Governor for Target Group Countries of the Council of Europe Development Bank


At its 228th meeting held on 16 April 2021, the Governing Board of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) re-appointed Ambassador Tomáš Boček to the post of Vice-Governor for Target Group… more ►

Statement on the expulsion of Russian diplomats by Foreign Minister Hamáček


Czech law enforcement authorities are still investigating the circumstances and suspicions about involvement of Russian GRU agents in the Vrbětice explosion. On Friday, we received clear… more ►

In Serbia, Minister Petříček supported mutual trade and the country's EU ambitions


Czech Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček visited Serbia with a business delegation on Tuesday, 30 March. In addition to the opening of the Czech-Serbian Business Forum, he held talks with President… more ►