May 2005
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p1
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This section presents news briefs relating to political risks and macroeconomic prospects as of May 2005. Polish Prime Minister Marek Belka has announced his resignation which will take effect on May 5, 2005. This move marks the end for the incumbent Democratic Left Alliance. A bill was approved and presented by the cabinet officers of the Czech Republic government to the parliament which will pave the way for a referendum on the European Union constitution. However, there were speculations that the government may abandon the referendum option and allow the parliament to oversee ratification.


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