PRAGUE—In an address today to a special session of the Czech Parliament, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) called for “solidarity on this frontier of freedom” and hailed strong U.S.-Czech ties based on common values and interests.

The speech comes during an official visit to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-Czech relations. Speaker Ryan is the first American leader in history to address the Czech Parliament.

 

PRAGUE—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has begun a two-day official visit to the Czech Republic that will include a historic address to the country’s parliament. The visit marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-Czech relations. Speaker Ryan is the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit the Czech Republic since President Obama in 2009.

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