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21. 10. 20078:36

Premier To Receive Cuban Dissident Pedro Fuentes Cid

On Monday, October 22, 2007 Prime Minister Mirek Topolánek of the Czech Republic will receive a distinguished Cuban dissident Pedro Fuentes Cid who will visit Prague on his European tour.

Pedro Fuentes Cid has arrived in Europe to receive a major international award, Ludovico Trarieux Human Rights Prize whose laureate is the Cuban lawyer and dissident René Gómez Manzano. Since the Castro regime has banned Manzano to leave Cuba, his award will be received by his colleague Pedro Fuentes Cid. The award-giving ceremony will be held in Brussels on October 19, 2007.

Czech Premier will receive Pedro Fuentes Cid in the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, nábřeží Edvarda Beneše 4, Prague 1, at 8.00 a.m.

7.55 a.m. – photo opportunity
8.25 a.m. - press briefing

Journalists are requested to arrive at least 15 minutes before the event.

Press Department of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic