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National reception on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

On the 20th of November, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tehran hosted at the Czech residence the national reception to commemorate the important anniversary of November 17, 1989 and the subsequent events known as the Velvet Revolution.

The reception was, attended by guests from the diplomatic community and local partners. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran was represented by Mr. Habibollah Valiollah Malekshah, Director of the Northeastern Europe Department. The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Tehran, the Palestinian Ambassador Mr. Salah Zawawi, also graced the reception.

The key moments and figures of the events of November 1989 were remembered by presenting an exhibition of photographs by the Czech News Agency (ČTK), being screened during the evening. The course of events and legacy of November 1989 were also mentioned in the welcome speech by Mr. Martin Skládal, CDA, who summarized the history of Czech-Iranian relations, too.


National reception