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Senate Resolution Backs West In Skripal Case To Zeman’s Chagrin

Prague, April 4 (CTK) – The Czech political representatives should express a united stance on the case of poisoning of former Russian spy in Britain for which the Western allies blame Russia, the Senate, the upper house of Czech parliament, said in a resolution it approved today.   The resolution was prepared by the upper ...



Moscow Responds In Kind: Expels Diplomats

Prague, April 4 (CTK) – Russia expelled two military officers and a junior diplomat from the Czech embassy in Moscow in retaliation for the expulsion of three Russian diplomats from Prague, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes today.   Prague expelled the Russian diplomats within a coordinated reaction of Western allies to the poisoning of double ...


Russia Retracts Claim Nerve Agent Originated In Czech Republic

Prague, April 4 (CTK) – Russia has never blamed the Czech Republic for any involvement in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and only said Czechs are able to work on the development of poisonous substances, the Russian ambassador to Prague, Alexander Zmeyevsky, said today.   “No accusations against the Czech Republic have ...


Czech President Milos Zeman

President Zeman: Orders Hunt For Novichok After Moscow’s Accusations

Prague, March 26 (CTK) – President Milos Zeman today ordered the BIS counter-intelligence to check whether the Novichok nerve agent, which was used to attack a Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Britain, was developed or stored in Czech territory, Zeman’s spokesman Jiri Ovcacek said in a written statement.   The BIs should check industrial plants ...


Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis

Prague Expels 3 Russian Diplomats In Solidarity With NATO Partners

Prague, March 26 (CTK) – The Czech Republic is expelling three members of the Russian diplomatic staff in reaction to the nerve poison attack on former Russian agent Sergei Skripal in Britain, as a step of solidarity with Britain, PM Andrej Babis (ANO) told journalists today.   He said Russia carried it too far when ...

Matt Atlas


PM Babis Informs Zeman Of Intent To Expel Russian Diplomats

Brussels, March 23 (CTK) – Czech PM Andrej Babis has informed President Milos Zeman about the plan to expel some Russian diplomats from Prague over the use of a nerve poison in Britain, he said today at the close of the EU summit that shared Britain’s view that Russia is most probably responsible for the ...


Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis

PM Andrej Babis: EU Must Stand United In Skripal Nerve Agent Attack

Brussels, March 22 (CTK) – It is vital in the case of the poisoning of former agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain that EU members should adopt a joint strategy, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis told journalists before the beginning of the EU summit today.   He said he was going to ...


PM Andrej Babis: Russian Nerve Agent Allegation ‘Absolute Lie’

Prague, March 21 (CTK) – “An absolute lie”, Czech PM Andrej Babis said today about Moscow’s allegation that the poison used to attack former double agent Sergei Skripal in Britain might have come from the Czech Republic, and he dismissed speculations about his cabinet taking a sluggish approach to the affair.   The cabinet has ...


Slovakia Dismisses Russian Nerve Agent Charge

Bratislava, March 17 (CTK) – The Slovak Foreign Ministry has rejected connecting Slovakia with chemical weapons and their use, ministry spokesman Peter Susko told CTK today, in reaction to the Russian diplomacy statement listing Slovakia among the countries from which the Novichok lethal substance might come.   This poison was used in an attack on ...