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Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček on the Turkish Offensive in Northern Syria


The Turkish offensive will only worsen the situation of civilians and refugees in the region. It will lead to the opposite of the displayed intention - it will lead to a delay of people returning… more ►

Joint statement on so-called „presidential elections“ in Abkhazia


Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States of America do not recognize the… more ►

MFA Statement on the death penalty in the United States


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic regrets the decision of the United States to resume executions at the federal level. If upheld, the decision announced by the US Department… more ►

MFA Statement on the Ukrainian elections


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs values the democratic and liberal course of the Ukrainian parliamentary election. Together with the recent presidential elections it is another major step for the… more ►

MFA Statement on participation of the Russian Delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs regards the decision of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) of 26 June 2019 as an effort of the Assembly to continue a dialogue with Russia… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on so-called elections in the breakaway regions of Georgia


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is concerned about the developments in the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in Georgia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the annual Enlargement Package published by the European Commission


The EU enlargement policy is one of the long-standing Czech foreign policy priorities. On 29 May 2019, the European Commission published its annual summary report on the EU’s enlargement… more ►

MFA Statement on the Occasion of the World Press Freedom Day


The World Press Freedom Day is observed annually on May 3 since 1993. Freedom of speech and independent media are vital for good governance, informed decision-making and accountability of… more ►

MFA Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Illegal Annexation of Crimea


Five years ago by annexing Crimea Russia committed a flagrant breach of international law. The Czech Republic as well as the European Union and the overwhelming majority of countries continue to… more ►

MFA Statement on the Democratic Republique of the Congo


The Czech Republic welcomes the inauguration of Felix Tshisekedi as the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which represents the first peaceful transfer of power between heads of… more ►

Joint Declaration on Venezuela


On January 26th, various Member States urged Mr. Nicolás Maduro to take the necessary legal steps for democratic presidential elections to be announced within 8 days. On that same day, the EU… more ►

The Czech Republic and Denmark stand with the Ukrainian People and call for immediate release of Ukrainian crewmembers


Today [January 29, 2019] the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tomáš Petříček, and the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Anders Samuelsen, jointly visit eastern Ukraine and the port… more ►

MFA Statement on the Rocket Attacks from Gaza


The MFA strongly condemns the ongoing inexcusable rocket attacks from Gaza that are directed at the civilian areas across Israel, and which until now caused deaths of four Israeli citizens. We… more ►