Czech PM Babiš to visit Ukraine next week

He would be accompanied by Czech Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade, and a mission of 85 entrepreneurs
11:16, 16 November 2019


Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and a delegation of businessmen will come to Ukraine next week, Ceske Noviny reports.

Babiš’ would pay during a two-day visit to Kyiv (November 18-19), he would be accompanied by Czech Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and Trade and a mission of 85 entrepreneurs.

The Czech delegation will meet with President of Ukraine Zelensky, PM Oleksiy Honcharuk and head of the Verkhovna Rada Dmytro Razumkov.

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"Particular attention will be paid to supporting the reform efforts of the current Ukrainian government. Special attention will be paid to the development of Czech-Ukrainian bilateral relations, especially in the economic sphere," the Czech PM underlined.

Earlier, it was reported that Jiří Ovčáček, the press secretary of Czech President Miloš Zeman, denied the information that the latter recognized occupied Crimea during the reception on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the creation of Czechoslovakia. This event was attended by Crimean-Tatar Kyrym Birligi organization, loyal to the Russian President.

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The Kyrym Birligi organization is a marginal part of the Crimean Tatar community, it opposes the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, but expresses support for Putin, and plays an important role in Russian and pro-Russian media.

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