PM not satisfied with Sweden’s approach over Gripens

27-02-2013

The Czech government will seek direct talks with the government of Sweden over the continued lease of Jas-39 Gripen fighter jets, Prime Minister Petr Nečas said after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting. The Czech Republic, he made clear, was not satisfied by the current approach by Sweden which he suggested could be more accommodating. The Czech government has postponed further negotiations on the Gripens.