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The Czech Senate has criticized Zeman for his words about Crimea

Meeting of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

The words of Milos Zeman has called unacceptable.

The Czech Senate has accused the country’s President Milos Zeman in an attempt to legitimize the aggression of Russia against Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the Czech Parliament, transmit Ukrainian news.

The Parliament adopted the proposal of the Senator, the Chairman of the Committee for EU Affairs Vaclav Hample and supported the resolution, which objected to the statements of Zeman the annexation of Crimea by Russia.

“We find it unacceptable that the President of the Republic presented their personal views in a public speech at the international forum, which is absolutely contrary to the foreign policy of the government… the President’s Words provoked a strong reaction from the foreign partners of the Czech Republic. That’s why I thought it appropriate to respond and to assure foreign partners that our foreign policy there were no changes, ” – said in a resolution Hample supported by Czech senators.

In the decision of the Senate of the Czech Republic expressed disagreement with the statements of Zeman at the PACE plenary session on 10 October on the accession of Russia to the Crimea, which is contrary to the foreign policy of the Czech Republic.

“These statements of the President of the Republic legitimizes aggression, contrary to international law”, – stated in the adopted resolution.

The Senate also recalled that the resolution No. 545 of the 28th meeting of the 10th term of office, which, in accordance with the position of the government, said that Crimea remains part of Ukraine, and its separation from Ukraine is the result of Russian aggression and has no support in international law.

The Senate urged President Milos Zeman will respect the foreign policy of the Czech Republic and the principles of international law.

As reported Корреспондент.netthis week Czech President Milos Zeman said that Ukraine should “understand Europe” and to accept monetary compensation in exchange for the legalization of the loss of the Crimea. The politician expressed the fear that if that happens, it will begin a “European war”.

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