Úřad pro zahraniční styky a informace

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Logo of the ÚZSI with the motto sine ira et studio
Headquarters of ÚZSI in Prague- Kobylisy

The Úřad pro zahraniční styky a informace ( ÚZSI ; German Office for Foreign Relations and Information ) is the civilian Czech foreign intelligence service that was newly formed in 1993 . From 1990 to 1993 the ÚZSI was already an institution of the federal Czechoslovakia , which was rebuilt after the dissolution of the communist secret service StB . The ÚSZI is subordinate to the Czech Ministry of the Interior and is based in Kobylisy in the Prague 8 district .

The domestic secret service, which is also under the Ministry of the Interior, is called Bezpečnostní informační služba (BIS).


  • Oldřich Černý (1994–1998)
  • Petr Zeman (1998-2001)
  • František Bublan (2001-2004)
  • Karel Randák (2004-2006)
  • Jiří Lang (2006-2007)
  • Ivo Schwarz (2007-2014)
  • Jiří Šašek (since 2014)


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