Visit of Czech FM to Israel

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
May 23, 2002

The Czech Foreign Minister, Jan Kavan, will arrive tomorrow (May 24) for a two-day working visit to Israel.

During the visit, Foreign Minister Kavan will meet with Prime Minister Sharon, Foreign Minister Peres, Minister Dan Meridor and other officials. In addition, the visiting Minister will plant a tree in the "Peace Forest".

Recently, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, paid a visit to Israel, and expressed Czech support for Israel.

Israeli investments in the Czech Republic are valued at around $2 billion.