Czech defense minister to visit Israel Sunday for talks with Barak

Czech Defense Minister Martin Barták will pay a two-day visit to Israel on September 6 for talks with Defense Minister Ehud Barak and other officials, it was announced Thursday. Barták will also visit some IDF bases as well as selected industrial enterprises. His agenda will also include a tribute to Holocaust victims at Yad Vashem, and a presentation of medals to Israeli citizens who took part in military training in 1948 provided by Czechoslovakia.