Government to hold Czech talks over Lisbon Treaty

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.

28th March, 2009

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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