H.E Mr. Hideo Suzuki, Outgoing Japanese ambassador awarded Medal of Merit for Diplomacy

Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský awarded the Medal of Merit for Diplomacy to the outgoing Japanese Ambassador to the Czech Republic, H.E. Mr. Hideo Suzuki, who has been ambassador to the Czech Republic since September 2020

The Medal of Merit for Diplomacy has been awarded since 2019 for long-term contribution to Czech diplomacy, and foreign policy and for extraordinary merits in the development of international relations between Czechia and other states or international organizations.

Here are selected sections of the Minister and the Ambassador’s speeches at the event.