William Nattrass William Nattrass

Czech Foreign Minister: Ukraine needs to ‘transform’ before it can join the EU

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky (Photo: Getty)

It doesn’t take long for visitors to Prague to figure out how the locals feel about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Fifteen months since the war started, yellow and blue flags still seem to flutter in almost every city centre street.  

The current Czech government – an ideologically varied five-party coalition united by its pro-EU and pro-western outlook – has played its part in supporting Ukraine’s successful war effort.

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