TITLE

Euroscepticism To Weigh On EU Ties

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Czech President Vaclav Klaus to delay the signing of the European Union's (EU) Lisbon Treaty into law until it is ratified by every member state in 2009. It notes that the President delayed his move to sign because some of the countries have not yet ratified the treaty. It forecasts that the skepticism of the Czech government will affect the relationship of Prague with other member states especially France and Germany.
ACCESSION #
43225729

 

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