Jaroslav Bašta

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Jaroslav Bašta
Jaroslav Bašta 9 November 2000.jpg
Minister without Portfolio
In office
22 July 1998 – 23 March 2000
Prime MinisterMiloš Zeman
Preceded byVladimír Mlynář
Succeeded byKarel Březina
Czech Republic Ambassador to Russia
In office
September 2000 – 2005
PresidentVáclav Havel
Václav Klaus
Preceded byLuboš Dobrovský
Succeeded byMiroslav Kostelka
Czech Republic Ambassador to Ukraine
In office
2007–2010
PresidentVáclav Klaus
Personal details
Born (1948-05-15) 15 May 1948 (age 74)
Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Political partyČSSD (1994–2019)
Freedom and Direct Democracy (2021-present)

Jaroslav Bašta (born 15 May 1948) is a Czech politician and diplomat. He is a signatory of Charter 77.[1] Between 1998 and 2000 he served in the cabinet of Miloš Zeman as Minister without portfolio.[1] Bašta became the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Russia in September 2000.[2] He served for five years in Russia, later becoming Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ukraine, where he worked for three years until stepping down due to health reasons in 2010.[3]

In 2021, he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for the Freedom and Direct Democracy.

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  1. ^ a b "Jaroslav Bašta". vlada.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Velvyslanec Bašta míří na ministerstvo zahraničí". idnes.cz (in Czech). 15 August 2005. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  3. ^ Pecinová, Hana (17 January 2010). "Po aféře s vízy končí velvyslanec Bašta. Důvod? Zdraví". aktualne.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 7 December 2014.