As you've just read, the Czech Prime Minister Milos Zeman has spent the last few days on in Sweden, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the European Union. Sweden is seen as firmly pro-enlargement - Prime Minister Goran Persson has made it a priority of Sweden's EU presidency to speed up the accession process. But as Rob Cameron discovered on the icy streets of the Swedish capital Stockholm, not everyone supports Mr Persson's efforts:
Most people I spoke to didn't share the views of that elderly man, walking his dog in Stockholm's Olaf Palme Square. The Swedish public are mostly in favour of EU membership and enthusiastic about enlargement. But Mr Persson knows full well that there are voices of dissent in his country - many ordinary Swedes, especially in rural areas, are worried that greater EU integration will cost them their high standard of living, and believe enlargement will lead to an influx of cheap labour from the East. Czech Prime Minister Milos Zeman was quick to allay such fears:
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