So-called «LNR/DNR» will have diplomatic missions in the Czech Republic, Prime Minister Sobotka

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka was assured that «LNR/DNR» will have diplomatic missions in the Czech Republic. He stated this at a meeting with Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman on 6 September in the framework of the 26-th Economic forum in Krynica (Poland), reported the UNIAN in Department of information and communication of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

Ukraine and the Czech Republic have agreed to resume work of the intergovernmental Commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation

It is noted that Groysman raised the issue about the concerns of Ukraine due to the discovery of the so-called “honorary consulates DNR» in the Czech city of Ostrava.

«In turn, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka assured that this institution cannot be considered by the diplomatic mission and none of the so-called «breakaway republics» will not have a diplomatic mission in the Czech Republic», — stated in the message.

As reported, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry expressed protest and handed a note to the Embassy of Czech Republic in connection with the registration in Ostrava, the Czech authorities, the so-called «Executive center of the DNI».

The Czech foreign Ministry in connection with the opening of the «center» said that the self-proclaimed «DNR» is no diplomatic mission or consular post in the Czech Republic. The office also sent a letter to Nele of Leskova, which calls itself «the honorary Consul», with the requirement to stop immediately the use of this title.

On 3 September the foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin informed that the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomir Zaoralek has promised to use legal mechanisms against fake «Consulate DNR» in Ostrava.

Ukraine and the Czech Republic have agreed to resume work of the intergovernmental Commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation

Ukraine and the Czech Republic have agreed to resume work of the intergovernmental mixed Commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation, which had not met for 4 years. The agreement was achieved on 6 September, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka. The meeting was held in the framework of the working visit of Volodymyr Groysman to Poland to participate in the 26-th Economic forum in Krynica.

The head of government stressed Ukraine’s interest in strengthening cooperation with the Czech Republic, in particular in the areas of infrastructure, business and defence.

Discussing the prospects of deepening trade and economic cooperation, the parties agreed to resume the work of Ukrainian-Czech intergovernmental mixed Commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation and the holding of its meetings in Ukraine in the near future.

The Prime Minister also informed that the government of Ukraine adopted a decision to increase the level of the co-chair of the Commission, which from our side will be headed by Vice Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic cooperation Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze. This decision emphasizes the importance of the Commission for Ukraine, said Groisman.

«I think that the intergovernmental Commission would be a good tool for improving of our cooperation», — stressed the head of government.

Discussing the status of implementation of the Minsk agreements and the issue of sanctions against the Russian Federation, Groisman assured of the devotion of Ukraine to the Minsk agreements. At the same time he stressed that Russia is not fulfilling obligations, in particular with respect to the real cease-fire, withdrawal of troops and weapons, as well as the liberation of the Ukrainian prisoners.

In this context, Groysman thanked the Czech Republic for support of Ukraine and personal leadership Sobotka, and Sobotka also confirmed the invitation to make official visit to Ukraine.

The sides discussed topical issues of agenda Ukraine-EU, in particular on the liberalization of the visa regime and the ratification of the Association Agreement of Ukraine with the European Union. Groisman urged the Czech Republic to make every effort to support Ukraine in this issue.

The sides also stressed the importance of appointing Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine in the Czech Republic.

The Prime Minister also informed the interlocutors on the progress of Ukraine in reforms.




So-called «LNR/DNR» will have diplomatic missions in the Czech Republic, Prime Minister Sobotka 07.09.2016

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