Thursday, June 28, 2012

Radio Prague Today 6.28.2012

Articles posted today

Speculations rife about real reason behind justice minister's fall

The sudden dismissal of one of the most popular members of the Czech government, Justice Minister Jiří Pospíšil gave rise to intense speculation about the real motivation of the move. Prime Minister Petr Nečas reiterated on Thursday he had fired Mr Pospíšil over poor management of the ministry. However, few believe this was the real reason behind the fall of the justice minister.

President Klaus looks back on US-Czech relations ahead of 4th of July

Ahead of Independence Day in the United States, President Václav Klaus visited an event at the American embassy this week. As he noted, it was the last such occasion that he would attend as head of state, and he took the opportunity to look back on relations between the Czech Republic and the US over the course of his two terms in office.