Posts tagged as Czech republic

Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic ‘oppose EU’s new migration pact’

Friday, September 25, 2020

The EU’s bid to reform its migration policy has been met with mixed reactions from a number of countries with Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic outright opposing it. Zoltan Kovacs, the spokesman for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, said on Twitter the country’s stance on migration “has been clear and unchanged” since 2015. “We must ensure that the external borders of the EU and the Schengen Area remain perfectly…

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic breached their obligations under EU law by refusing to take in refugees. The ECJ says in its ruling that these countries had failed to accept their share of 120,000 asylum seekers who had arrived in Italy and Greece, under a relocation programme agreed by the European Council in 2015. It also finds Poland and the Czech…

Lithuania mark 24/02 with a 24-2 run to take down Czech Republic

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Facing an 0-2 start to their FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers campaign, it all seemed to be going downhill for Lithuania, who were down by as many as nine points in the third quarter against Czech Republic. However, the fans responded by giving them an added impulse, as Darius Maskoliunas’ men put together a wild 24-2 run to take down the Czechs, 97-89. Czech Republic were up for most of the first…

Lithuania is grateful to the Czech Republic for strengthening security

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

On 4 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Czech Foreign Minister Tomáš Petříček in Prague. “We are grateful to the Czech Republic for its significant contribution to strengthening security in our region. Czech troops joined NATO’s enhanced forward presence battalion in Lithuania, which is led by the framework nation – Germany. The Czech Air Force is protecting the airspace of the Baltic states…

All Arena Riga shares pledged in favor of Latvia’s and Czech Republic’s Expobank

Monday, August 12, 2019

Glesum Investments, a company whose sole owner is Juris Savickis, has pledged all of its shares in company Arena Riga, the manager of the Arena Riga indoor arena, in favor of Latvia’s Expobank and the Czech Republic’s Expobank; the maximum amount of the secured claim is EUR 24 million, according to information available from Lursoft. At the same time, Arena Riga has registered three new commercial pledges, one pledging Arena…

Latvia and Czech Republic shared views on security challenges

Saturday, April 13, 2019

The meeting with Czech partners in the parliament and government affirmed the views Latvia and Czech Republic share on topical security challenges and stance on matters related to NATO-EU relations. Rihards Kols, head of Saeima’s Foreign Affairs Committee, after his official visit to Czech Republic, as confirmed by Saeima’s press-service. During his meeting with Vice-Speaker of Czech Senate Jiří Oberfalzer, Kols congratulated the country with the 20th anniversary of joining NATO.…

Czech mortar platoon joins NATO battlegroup in Latvia

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A 60-strong detachment of mortar specialists from the Czech republic has joined NATO’s enhanded Forward Presence (eFP) force in Latvia, the Czech Ministry of Defense has confirmed. “A mortar platoon of 60 soldiers from the 71st Mechanised Battalion left their home base in Hranice for Latvia on 14th June to form the initial part of NATO’s enhanced forward presence (eFP) in the Baltic states. The mortar platoon will be incorporated…