Worried Czechs cling to NATO summit hopes in flood aftermath

Worried Czechs cling to NATO summit hopes in flood aftermath


The Czech Republic underscored last Tuesday its no-holds-barred commitment to host a huge NATO summit in November with domestic automaker Skoda promising free armoured luxury cars and President Vaclav Havel arranging a Prague Castle dinner for international military chiefs. Since floods swept through Prague last month, Czech leaders have been scrambling to prove themselves worthy hosts of the high-security event, which is expected to draw 12,000 participants including military brass, defence min...


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