Contents tagged with Czech

  • Czech Prime Minister calls on EU countries to expel at least one Russian diplomat in solidarity with Prague

    Before the informal EU summit in Porto, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis appealed to the leaders of the European Union to expel at least one Russian diplomat from their countries in solidarity with Prague amid worsening of its relations with Moscow, Interfax reports, citing Czech radio.

    On April 17, the Czech Republic announced the expulsion of 18 Russian diplomats, accusing Moscow of involvement in the 2014 explosion at an ammunition depot in Vrbetice. Two people were killed in the explosion. …

  • Czech and Danish Foreign Ministers to visit Donbas

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported on their website that on January 29, the Czech Foreign Minister, Tomash Petrschíček and Denmark’s, Anders Samuelsen, accompanied by their Ukrainian colleague,  would visit Mariupol to get acquainted with the situation in the region.

    As noted, the visit will consist of receiving relevant information about security policy, the humanitarian and socio-economic situation in the area of operations of the Ukrainian Joint Forces, the Russian military …

  • President of Czech Republic advises Ukraine to give up Crimea in exchange for compensation

    On Tuesday, October 10, a speech was given by Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic, at the session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Members of the Ukrainian delegation said that he advised Ukraine to abandon the Crimea in exchange for compensation from Russia.

    “The Czech president just insulted Ukraine at the PACE meeting in Strasbourg. In response to my question about the Crimea, he said that the Crimea was illegally annexed, but it is not necessary to …