PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) -- A Czech weekly has refused to apologize to author Milan Kundera for publishing allegations that he once informed on a Western spy.
The author of "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" gave the Respekt weekly two weeks to apologize in a letter Oct. 16. Kundera publishing representative Jiri Srstka has said that Kundra will sue if Respekt did not comply.
Both Srstka and Respekt editor-in-chief Martin Simecka said Friday the weekly has declined to apologize and will give its reasons in court.
Spy Miroslav Dvoracek served 14 years in prison after being uncovered.
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