Czech Prime Minister disgraces himself with remark about Mandela
"Now even Mandela is dead " - Czech Prime Minister does not want to the funeral and said the colleague. But had no idea that a microphone was on.
The Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok
Cameras complained of having to go to the funeral of Nelson Mandela. "Now is also the Mandela died," said Rusnok according to media reports in the Prague House of Representatives. " I tremble from having to go there . "
The politician had no idea that his microphone was not switched off and his words were broadcast on television. " I do not know , but that's one hell of a Distance " , Rusnok said in the television transmission to the consistent reports of broadcasting and newspaper Pravo . He had been on the day obligations.
Then, the defense minister Vlastimil Picek offered apparently to take the government plane. But even that was Rusnok no help : "Who is going to pay ," he asked .
Nelson Mandela had died on Thursday night after a long illness at the age of 95 years in Johannesburg. Because of his struggle against racial segregation in South Africa, he had been sitting for 27 years in prison. In 1994 he was elected the first black president of his country , by the year 1999, he remained in office . He is on 15 December will be buried in Qunu in the Eastern Cape , where he had grown up.