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Paradoxy česko-slovenských vztahů
[Paradoxes of the Czecho-Slovak relations]
published online: 03. 09. 2018
Since the split of the Czechoslovak federation in 1992, the Czech and Slovak relations have been generally presented and perceived as being still very close. This has been both stressed many times during highly formal intergovernmental events and manifested in countless nonofficial meetings between the two countries leaders. The Czecho-Slovak example is sometimes taken for a model to be followed in situations where any possible split or secession comes on the agenda in a unitary or regional state. First, this article suggests that the Czecho-Slovak case raises still after some 25 years doubts on the true legitimacy of the way the split of the federation was performed. Therefore cannot give ground for democratic constitutional change. Second, this article opens debate on paradoxes which may, if not taken seriously, prevent the development of the presumed proximity of both countries. Some trends towards eloignement are elaborated.
keywords: constitution; legitimacy; split of the federation; close cooperation between the states
1. Kučerová, S. a kol. (ed.): Česká a slovenská otázka v soudobém světě. Základy naší hodnotové orientace. Brno: Konvoj, 2002.
2. Nikodým, Dušan: Kontinuita a samostatné republiky. AUC Iuridica 1–2/1999.
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