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Minister Lipavský made a speech before the Assembly of the International Criminal Court

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavský attended the 21st Assembly of the Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, December 5, 2022. He met with Dutch… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Russian missile attacks on Ukraine

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This morning Russia attacked several Ukrainian cities with massive missile strikes. The center of Kiev, Zaporozhye, Dnipro, Zhitomir, Mykolaiv, Khmelnitsky, Kremenchuk and Lviv and Ternopol… more ►

Minister Lipavský summoned Russian Ambassador due to illegal annexation of Ukrainian regions

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Regarding the annexation of Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský decided to summon the Russian ambassador to the MFA on October 3, 2022 at 2 pm. more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the annexation of Ukrainian territories

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Today, the Russian Federation announced the annexation of the Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, which are indivisible part of Ukraine and are occupied by the Russian invasion… more ►

Statement on the report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Xinjiang

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes the release of a long-awaited report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights assessing human rights concerns in… more ►

Statement of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the second anniversary of presidential elections in Belarus

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Today, we remember the second anniversary of the fraudulent presidential elections in Belarus. The results have not been recognized by Czechia or the EU. The elections started a wave of… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Africa Day

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Today, May 25, we commemorate the Africa Day. On this day, the Organization of African Unity, the forerunner of today's African Union (AU), was founded in 1963. more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day

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World Press Freedom Day, set for 3rd May by the UN General Assembly in 1993, recalls that free media cannot be taken for granted anywhere in the world. The current war in Europe clearly… more ►

Joint Statement from the Czech – U.S. Strategic Dialogue

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The Governments of the United States and the Czech Republic renewed the U.S.-Czech Republic Strategic Dialogue in Prague on March 30, 2022, with delegations led by Czech Deputy Foreign Minister… more ►

Russia was excluded from the Council of Europe with immediate effect

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In response to the Russian aggression against Ukraine, the Committee of Ministers decided on 16 March to exclude the Russian Federation from the Council of Europe with immediate effect. The Czech… more ►

Statement on the so-called “Parliamentary elections” held in Georgia’s Abkhazia Region

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The so-called Parliamentary elections were held in Abkhazia on 12 March, 2022. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic does not recognize the legitimacy of the so-called… more ►

Joint Statement of Participants in the International Crimea Platform

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On 26 February, as Ukraine marks the Day of Resistance to Occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol, we, the Participants in the International Crimea Platform… more ►

Statement of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the 8th anniversary of the occupation of Crimea

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Ukraine is facing a reckless and unjustifiable armed aggression by the Russian Federation. However, Russia's aggression against Ukraine did not begin a few days ago. Today marks eight years since… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the Russian invasion against Ukraine

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A few hours ago, the armed forces of the Russian Federation entered the territory of Ukraine. This happened almost exactly eight years after the Russian Federation occupied the Ukrainian Crimea. more ►

Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs summons Russian ambassador regarding the situation in Eastern Europe

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Today, the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian Ambassador to convey to the Russian Federation that the Czech Republic fundamentally opposed the recognition of the so-called… more ►

Czech Republic MFA statement on the recognition of the so-called people's republics in Eastern Ukraine

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic strongly condemns the decision of the Russian Federation to recognize the independence of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic and Luhansk… more ►

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the cyberattack against Ukraine

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The European Union strongly condemns the cyberattack against Ukraine on 14 January. more ►

Statement of the Czech MFA on the ban of the International Memorial

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is concerned about today's decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to ban the International Memorial. The crackdown on Russia's oldest and most… more ►

MFA statement on the sentencing of political prisoners in Belarus

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On 14 December 2021, a court in Belarus delivered verdicts harsh sentence to six political prisoners who were imprisoned last year in connection with the Belarusian presidential elections, not… more ►

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