Czech embassy says president Zeman in PACE expressed "personal opinion" on "selling" Crimea

22:00, 10 October 2017
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The Czech Embassy in Ukraine notes that Czech President Milos Zeman during his address in PACE on Tuesday, October 10, expressed his personal point of view on the issue of Crimea, according to Minister Counsellor and press secretary of the Embassy David Masek.

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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."

Read alsoCzech president sees Russian compensation for Crimea annexation as way to avoid European warThe press service of Zeman’s Office has not yet responded to UNIAN with the relevant comment.

Read also"Theatrical performance": Klimkin on Zeman’s statement on "selling out Crimea"As UNIAN reported earlier, during his address in Strasbourg at the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Zeman proposed that a compensation be paid to Ukraine in order to "legalize" the annexation of Crimea.

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