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Czechs want canal to Danube

The Czech government is negotiating with Slovakia and Austria to link the rivers Odra and Labe to the Danube, according to the Czech weekly Týden.

The canal would give Czech shipping access to the Black Sea via Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, and Romania. It is still not clear whether the canal would join the Danube in Austria, or via the Morava on the Czech-Slovak border.

Compiled by Conrad Toft from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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