This file photo taken on January 3, 2011 shows Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas (L) and his wife Radka Necasova at the start of their meeting with former Czech President Vaclav Klaus and his wife Livia (R) in Lany Chateau. Czech police arrested the top aide of Prime Minister Petr Necas and several politicians with links to his centre-right party in a late night anti-corruption raid Wednesday. Jana Nagyova, an aide who heads Necas's office is suspected of directing the alleged illegal surveillance. The CTK news agency quoted Nagyova's lawyer as saying the alleged targets of illegal spying included Necas' estranged wife Radka.
Her voice is also missing in today's discussion on European integration ... Many of us will never forget her famous speech in Bruges, where she clearly said that the suppression of nation states and concentration of power in Brussels will destroy Europe.
What we wanted after the fall of Communism was to introduce individual freedom, free markets ... We tried to fight against the expanding state, against government regulation of all kinds. And in this respect those are Margaret Thatcher’s slogans. And her politics. So we were very happy with the fact that she supported always our changes, our reforms and I’m afraid that no one in Europe understood our efforts as well as Margaret Thatcher.More quotes »
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