Former Czech president Vaclav Klaus
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Former Czech leader Vaclav Klaus on dividing a country

Scotland goes to the polls on Thursday to decide whether it wants to remain part of the UK or become an independent country.

It is now 21 years since Czechoslovakia was peacefully divided into two sovereign states, in what was dubbed the Velvet Divorce.

The BBC's Rob Cameron has been speaking to the former Czech president Vaclav Klaus, who as prime minister led the negotiations with Slovakia on dividing the country.

  • 17 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe
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