Czech Republic Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international Liechtenstein claims restitution for 1,600 sq km of territory in the Czech Republic confiscated from its royal family in 1918; the Czech Republic insists that restitution does not go back before February 1948, when the communists seized power; individual Sudeten German claims for restitution of property confiscated in connection with their expulsion after World War II; unresolved property issues with Slovakia over redistribution of former Czechoslovak federal property
transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin and hashish and Latin
American cocaine to Western Europe; domestic consumption - especially of locally
produced synthetic drugs - on the rise
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