Today, the Senate of the Czech Republic approved the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty, de facto making President Vaclav Klaus the last line of defence against the Czech ratification of the Lisbon Treaty.

In an official TV statement, Vaclav Klaus immediately railed at those senators who “betray national interests” and made it clear that the ratification process was far from over. Klaus however did not say he would not sign. But it seems likely that he will wait until the very last moment – when he knows what the other pieces in the game (the Irish and the Polish) are doing.

As the controversial political figure likes to repeat “a good chess player never reveals his next move”

– Maxime

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