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Commissioner Spidla prepares the 2009 legislative campaign

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(B2) The current European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Vladimir Spidla, of Czech nationality and former Prime Minister, has decided to cooperate closely for the next European elections (June 2009).

He thus joined the special team of the Czech Social Democratic Party which is preparing, under the leadership of Karel Brezina, a former member of Milos Zeman's government, according to the daily Pravo. This team also includes current MEPs, Libor Roucek and Richard Falbr.

(NGV)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).