The dispute between the Czech government and President Vaclav Havel continues over the appointment of the new governor of the Czech National Bank. On Wednesday, President Havel named the bank's former vice-governor, Zdenek Tuma, as the new governor. Prime Minister Milos Zeman believes the appointment to be invalid and unconstitutional; he claims that the nomination has to be countersigned by himself to become valid. President Havel, however, notes that although this practise was in the past, it is not included in the constitution, meaning that he can, as president, appoint a new governor without the prime minister's approval. RP's Dita Asiedu spoke to independent commentator Jan Urban and asked him why he believed the President appointed Mr. Tuma without the approval of the prime minister, and who he believed was in the right:
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