100th anniversary of the Pittsburgh Agreement

A commemoration ceremony took place in the Senate marking the hundredth anniversary of the signing of the Pittsburgh Agreement, in which Czechs and Slovaks living in the USA supported the establishment of an independent Czechoslovakia. Senate Vice-President, Jaroslav Kubera, alongside Slovak Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Peter Weiss, and American Ambassador, Stephen B. King, recalled the importance of the document for the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic. A copy of the Pittsburgh Agreement is on permanent display in the Senate Chamber.