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Czech PM & ministers support President Zeman’s Jerusalem embassy move

To the chagrin of the European Union, whose position on Jerusalem’s status is to be the capital of a probable, future Palestinian state, the Czech Republic’s PM Andrej Babis and President Milos Zeman, along with prominent ministers of gov’t, signed a statement for “the plan to move the Czech embassy to Jerusalem.”

By i24NEWS


The Czech Republic’s prime minister and two senior ministers on Wednesday threw their support behind President Milos Zeman’s ambition of relocating the country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

In April, just weeks before the United States relocated its mission to Jerusalem, Zeman announced a three-stage plan to rejig the central European state’s stance on the holy city, which ended in moving its embassy there.

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Czech President Milos Zeman vows to expedite embassy relocation to Jerusalem

Having just been sworn in for his second term, and with a history of refusing to fall in line with EU policy, President Milos Zeman instructed officials to explore the logistical aspects involved in pushing the move forward.

By Eldad Beck


Czech President Milos Zeman on Thursday doubled down on his intent to see his country’s embassy in Israel relocate from Tel Aviv Jerusalem, saying he plans to push the move through.

Zeman was sworn in for a second term as president of the Czech Republic on Thursday. While the post is largely ceremonial, the president does have some leverage on strategic matters. Continue Reading »

In Interview: Czech President, ‘Israel is an inspiration…will seek embassy move to Jerusalem’

In interview, Czech President Milos Zeman says he fully intends to follow President Trump’s lead and relocate the Czech Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
• President Zeman, “We need real action, not just words….an incompatible culture of hatred is threatening the fundamental values of Judeo-Christian European culture. As I have already mentioned, Israel and its heroism is an inspiration for us.”

By Eldad Beck


The international backlash surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement earlier this month officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital caught Czech President Milos Zeman in the midst of his own domestic tumult: Next month, he will vie for reelection in the country’s presidential election. Continue Reading »