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Czechs want Polish deal over disputed coal mine to last longer term, minister says

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Czechs want Polish deal over disputed coal mine to last longer term, minister says
Czechs want Polish deal over disputed coal mine to last longer term, minister says   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

PRAGUE – Czech Foreign Minister Jakub Kulhanek said on Friday that any agreement with Poland on the disputed Turow coal mine needed to last for longer than the two years that Warsaw has offered.

Talks to end the dispute over Turow, which has reached into European Union courts, got stuck on Thursday over the length the agreement should be valid, with Prague seeking a long-term framework.

“Mining should last at Turow for 22 years. Logically we have to strive for something longer than 2 years (in the agreement),” Kulhanek said on Twitter.