The Czech Republic could be an effective mediator in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer said Tuesday.
Czech Republic Prime Minister Jan Fischer told European Union leaders Wednesday the country will not be an obstacle to ratification of the Lisbon Treaty.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has warned that the Czech Republic would face repercussions if it holds up ratification of the EU's Lisbon Treaty.
The Czech government said it plans to impose travel visas on Canadian diplomats in retaliation for Ottawa's decision to require Czech visitors to obtain visas.
Czech President Vaclav Klaus Thursday appointed economist Jan Fischer as interim prime minister to lead the Cabinet until early elections in October.
The Czech outgoing coalition and opposition leaders have agreed a 58-year-old economist will lead a caretaker Cabinet until October elections.
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