Position of the Czech Republic under the Minsk agreements and the sanctions against Russia remains unchanged. About this Radio Liberty said the press Secretary of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Michaela Lagronova. However, she refused to comment on the statement of Czech President Milos Zeman about the Crimea.

“The position of the Ministry of foreign Affairs, the Czech government remains the same: sanctions remain in effect and shall remain in force until such time until you complete the Minsk agreement”, – said Lagronova.

“In making decisions, the reassessment of the sanctions, of course, important is the unity of the European Union. That is our part of the sanctions remain in force, and we will support them, because I was not perform the Minsk agreement”, – added the spokesman.

While the Czech foreign Ministry did not comment on that part of the speech, Zeman, where he said that Kiev should negotiate with Moscow on a “compensation” for the Crimea.

Today, speaking at the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Zeman said he believes the seizure by Russia of the Crimean Peninsula “finished matter” and proposes to solve the problem with compensation to Ukraine.

The deputies of the Assembly, speaker after Zeman, did not respond to his statement and some even paid him compliments.

Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin called the statement of the President of the Czech Republic on occupied Crimea “theatre”, which itself Zeman is an “actor”.

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Czech foreign Minister after Zeman: Sanctions against Russia necessary 11.10.2017

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