The head of the Czech Republic during his visit to Russia can visit one of the regions of the country

© AFP 2017 / Cliff OwenПрезидент of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman. Archival photoThe head of the Czech Republic during his visit to Russia can visit one of the regions of the country© AFP 2017 / Cliff Owen

Czech President Milos Zeman, who is scheduled to visit Russia on an official visit at the end of the year, in addition to Moscow, maybe to visit another region of Russia, said on Thursday the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Russia Vladimir Remek.

«We are at the stage of preparation of the visit of the President of the Czech Republic official, the highest level in Russia. It is assumed, naturally, will be meeting with the President of Russia and at least one region. However, I can’t talk right now, what region in the first place. But I can tell you that, most likely, Nizhny Novgorod will not, unfortunately my», the Ambassador told reporters in Nizhny Novgorod, where he arrived for participation in the sixth international business summit.

According to Remek, the visit will take place at the end of the year.

He also said that «in politics the Czech Republic is to develop relationships directly with Russian regions.» According to the Ambassador, he always evaluated the potential of Nizhny Novgorod region as high. For the Czech side interesting the automotive industry, and logistics. «The prospects (of cooperation) are very large and on this is necessary to work constantly,» said Remek, adding that he has always found understanding with the Nizhny Novgorod authorities.

In addition, the Ambassador said, «apparently, as Ambassador last here but not the last time at all.» «I hope that more will come, because we have Nizhny Novgorod special relationship with more than 20 years of history,» he explained.

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