The government will press ahead with negotiations with the Czech Republic, which holds the presidency of the EU, to secure protocols and declarations that would precede a second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.
Mirek Topolanek resigned as prime minister of the Czech Republic last week, after losing a vote of confidence in the parliament. His resignation has greatly strengthened the hand of president Vaclav Klaus, an avowed Eurosceptic who has refused to consent to ratification...
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