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Czech Mate for a Euro Basher

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(Prague) – It's been almost seven years since the Czech Republic's European Union accession, and yet the presidential palace at Prague Castle has never flown the EU flag beside the Czech national banner.

That's because Vaclav Klaus, the Czech president since accession in 2004, is a staunch euroskeptic. He lives up to that reputation by refusing to fly the EU flag – and much more.

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