Last Page of Czech Radar Treaty Soon Ready

The Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg announced on Sunday the SOFA contract will be ready soon. SOFA defines terms of American troops at the radar base. According to Schwarzenberg, his meeting with the defense minister Vlasta Parkanova and the Prime Minister Topolanek, which takes place on Thursday 28th August 08 should settle all the remaining points of the contract, so it will be ready to be signed with the USA.

The last points SOFA treaty needs to settle are mostly concerned with taxes. Both the CR and the USA had different conceptions.

The NATO radar is intended to locate incoming military missiles to the states of the EU and the radar in Poland is to destroy them. The Poles have signed their contracts rapidly, after Russia invaded Georgia. Schwarzenberg also expressed his concern for the conflict in Georgia is going to continue.

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