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"The Embassy is aware of the reports that emerged in the media regarding Zeman's speech in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. According to the media, in some parts of the speech his personal point of view was voiced," Masek said in a written response.

At the same time, the embassy noted that "with a request for comments, it is necessary to apply to the press service of the Office of the President of the Czech Republic."

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