published: 15.09.2013, 14:40 | updated: 15.09.2013 14:51:10
Prague - Former president Vaclav Klaus told Czech Radio (CRo) in Windsor, Britain, today that he is not considering running for the European Parliament.
The media inside and outside the country has speculated about Klaus's candidature.
"It is nothing but media gossip that has no real foundations," Klaus said.
"It would be wrong to infer from it anything. I do not have such plans and I am reluctant to use the word now. I would rather say I do not have them," said Klaus, who is well-known for his Eurosceptical views.
Last week, Klaus published the manifesto Democrats of Europe, Wake up!
Modern leftist radicals try to turn the European Union into a superstate that would remove the historical European countries as well as democracy and this effort needs to be stopped, Klaus wrote.
Klaus (2003-2013) was recently considering his political comeback in the early election to the Chamber of Deputies, but he eventually dropped the idea.
His return is encouraged by former MEP Jana Bobosikova with her Chin Up anti-European bloc and some former prominent members of the Civic Democratic Party (ODS).
Klaus said he was ready to help some parties that would run.
The early election is scheduled for October 25-26.
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