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12. 12. 2016 23:26

Prime Minister Sobotka and the Prime Minister Szydlová meet in Český Těšín with representatives of the Polish minority living in the Czech Republic

Premiér Sobotka a premiérka Szydlová se v Českém Těšíně setkali se zástupci polské národnostní menšiny, 12. prosince 2016.
Premiér Sobotka a premiérka Szydlová se v Českém Těšíně setkali se zástupci polské národnostní menšiny, 12. prosince 2016.
On Monday 12 December 2016 the heads of government of the Czech Republic and Poland, Bohuslav Sobotka and Beata Szydlová met with the representatives of the Polish minority living around the area of Těšín at the literary café and reading room Avion in Český Těšín.

Overall, within the Czech Republic, Polish nationality is claimed by almost forty thousand people with around twenty-eight thousand living in the Moravian-Silesian Region. In the course of last year alone, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports supported education in the Polish language at a cost of CZK 1.2 million. A further CZK 1.7 million was granted by the Ministry of Culture for cultural events held by the Polish community.

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