Czech President Milos Zeman will not come to Moscow for the Victory Parade, RIA “Novosti” with reference to the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

The Embassy reported that President Zeman will not be able to take part in celebrations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory “in view of the existing measures to combat coronavirus”.

“President Zeman deeply regrets it and has instructed the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Moscow Vítězslav Pivonka to participate in the Victory parade instead,” said the Czech Embassy.

the President of the Czech Republic confirmed his readiness to arrive in Moscow on the 75th anniversary of the Victory

In early March, as reported by “the Rambler”, Milos Zeman announced plans to come to Moscow for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory and to hold talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, however, due to the pandemic coronavirus celebrations and Zeman’s visit to Russia did not take place.

Sent to Czech citizens left Russia

Diplomatic relations between Russia and the Czech Republic deteriorated on the background of the dismantling of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev in Prague. After that the Czech media has information about the Russian, who allegedly drove to Prague a poison intended to poison responsible for the demolition of the monument to officials. It was later revealed that an employee of Russian depslib deliberately introduced by the Czech intelligence services misled about the arrival of the killer. In response, the Czech Republic has expelled two Russian diplomats, Russia responded with a mirror.