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Czech Republic: Schwarzenberg Threatens to Leave Government

Published: April 24, 2013; 10:20 · (Vindobona)

Statements made by Czech President Milos Zeman concerning the dispute about the appointment of ambassadors during his recent visit in Vienna, have incensed Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg.

Czech Republic: Schwarzenberg Threatens to Leave Government / Picture: © Flickr / SPÖ Presse und Kommunikation

Zeman declared to seek agreement about the appointment of future ambassadors with Prime Minister Petr Necas in case he (Zeman) and Schwarzenberg were not able to come to a settlement soon. Schwarzenberg, on the other side does not assume Necas to enter the discussion as it would mean the end of the government. Schwarzenberg, head of right-winged liberal coalition party TOP 09,…

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