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Ambassador King Presents Centennial Awards to Three Exceptional Czech Citizens

The U.S. Embassy announced the winners of its Centennial Awards during a special Centennial celebration held in the Ambassador’s residence. The three Centennial Awards honor Czech citizens who have made significant contributions to the U.S.-Czech relationship in the areas of enhancing security, promoting collaboration in the cultural and educational spheres, and advancing our commercial and ...
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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Emphasizes Energy Security in Prague

During his November 14 visit to the Czech Republic, on the day of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Czechoslovak Declaration of Independence in Washington, D.C., U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met with Czech President Milos Zeman and Prime Minister Andrej Babis to discuss the close U.S.-Czech relationship and the issue of energy security. Speaking to Czech energy experts during a public address at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Secretary Perry emphasized that:  ...
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Ambassador King Plants Final Tree of Liberty

U.S. Ambassador Stephen King planted the final ‘Tree of Liberty’ in the Embassy gardens near the Glorietta.  He was joined by Miroslav Kundrata, CEO of the Czech Environmental Partnership, which organized the Trees of Liberty campaign, Czech military officials, a representative of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other guests. To commemorate the strong ...
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Commercial Counselor Participates in Biogen Company Celebrations

Commercial Counselor Christina Sharkey took part in a seminar and 40th anniversary celebration of U.S. biotechnology company Biogen at the premises of Charles University Karolinum historical building. The seminar included presentations on the history of biotechnology in medicine, highlighting the treatment of neurological disease including multiple sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy. Distinguished speakers included Tomas Zima, ...
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mattis Honors Czech Soldiers’ Contributions

On Sunday October 28 U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis attended the military parade in Prague celebrating the establishment of an independent Czechoslovak state 100 years ago.  He met there with Czech President Milos Zeman, Czech Minister of Defense Lubomir Metnar and other Czech and foreign officials. Mr. Mattis also met Czech Prime Minister Andrej ...
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