The Swedish Wire
PARIS (AFP) - Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden, who holds the rotating EU presidency, on Monday urged the Czech Republic and Britain not to hold up the Lisbon reform treaty.
After the Irish electorate voted last week in a referendum to approve the treaty, which streamlines EU institutions and creates the post of president of Europe, Czech President Vaclav Klaus is one of two key holdouts.
Klaus is already a eurosceptic but the Czech constitutional court has ordered him not to sign the treaty into force until it has reviewed the legality of the document.
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