Czech Senate Approves Lisbon Treaty

The Czech Senate has approved the Treaty of Lisbon with 54 approving and 20 against. Now the Czech President Vaclav Klaus must sign the ratification law; but this is unlikely to happen before some clarity over Ireland (Polish President Kaczynski has also delayed signing the ratification papers).

This is indeed good news, for the Czech Senate was a real obstacle to the ratification process; however, this is not the end of the saga.

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