USAID Administrator Mark Green's Meeting with Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek

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For Immediate Release

Friday, February 22, 2019
Office of Press Relations
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov

 
The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Tom Babington:

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met today with Czech Foreign Minister Tomás Petříček. Administrator Green reinforced how much USAID values the Czech Republic as a partner in promoting development and democracy, safeguarding elections, defending human rights, and strengthening civil society across the world.

Administrator Green commended the Czech Republic's efforts to counter malign influence in Europe and Eurasia, such as efforts to shine light on disinformation campaigns. The two officials discussed new opportunities to bolster democratic, citizen-responsive governance and ensure free and fair elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Ethiopia. Administrator Green and Prime Minister Petříček also discussed collaborating on humanitarian initiatives in Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela.

Last updated: April 10, 2019

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