PM Topolánek speaks at Tory conference

Czech Prime Minister, and head of the Civic Democrats Mirek Topolánek addressed Britain’s Conservative Party conference in Birmingham on Monday. In his speech, Mr Topolánek said that a new conservative fraction in the European Parliament, consisting mainly of British Conservative and Czech Civic Democrat MEPs, may be established if the next elections turn our favourably. The Czech PM also mentioned several points the two parties had in common, including a cautious view on the adoption of the euro.

Author: Jan Richter