Klaus threatens to throw Lisbon plans off schedule
Czech president says he will make another attempt at derailing the Lisbon treaty.
Appeared in print on 23.07.2009
Václav Klaus, the president of the Czech Republic, is threatening to thwart the ambitions of Sweden’s presidency of the EU to see the Lisbon treaty take effect before the end of the year. If he lives up to his threat, the appointment of the next European Commission could be delayed until 2010.