Thursday, 29 June 2017

Politics

Communists more popular than ČSSD, poll shows

ČTK |
29 Jun 2017

The ANO movement remains the clear favourite of the autumn general election and the second most popular Czech party are the Communists (KSČM) who overtook the Social Democrats (ČSSD), according to the latest poll that the Median agency released yesterday.

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Zeman promises to restrict strong statements about politician

ČTK |
29 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman promised to make fewer strong statements targetting other politicians in a meeting with regional assembly members at the start of his three-day visit to the Vysočina Region yesterday.

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Drahoš leading in polls before presidential election

ČTK |
29 Jun 2017

Former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences Jiří Drahoš is leading with 53.5 percent as a presidential candidate before President Miloš Zeman, who will seek re-election, with 46.5 percent, in the latest poll conducted by the Median polling agency and released yesterday.

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Pressure on North Korea should be stepped up, Czech PM in Japan says

ČTK |
28 Jun 2017

The pressure on North Korea within the framework of the international community to make it drop its arms tests should be stepped up, the Japanese and Czech prime ministers, Shinzo Abe and Bohuslav Sobotka, said yesterday.

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Opposition ODS gives "poor marks" to gov't

ČTK |
28 Jun 2017

The opposition right-wing Civic Democrats (ODS) issued a certificate with poor marks to the Czech centre-left coalition government at the end of this school year, ODS deputy chairman Martin Kupka told reporters yesterday.

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Zeman, Van der Bellen discuss economy, migration

ČTK |
28 Jun 2017

President Miloš Zeman and his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen discussed economic cooperation, migration and nuclear energy at their meeting yesterday, they told journalists.

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PM to discuss economic and defence cooperation in Japan

ČTK |
28 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) will leave for a five-day visit to Japan on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of resumption of Czech-Japanese relations during which he will discuss economic and defence cooperation between the two countries.

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Horáček offers support for presidential bids of his two rivals

ČTK |
28 Jun 2017

Presidential candidate Michal Horáček is ready to collect signatures for his two rivals, Jiří Drahoš and Marek Hilser, because he wants them to run for the head of state in the 2018 election, his representative has told ČTK.

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Diplomacy head calls for fighting terrorism, populism in CE

ČTK |
28 Jun 2017

Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek called for fighting terrorism, racism, xenophobia and populism in his speech at the plenary session of the Parliament Assembly of the Council of Europe (CE) yesterday.

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PM to discuss economic and defence cooperation in Japan

ČTK |
27 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, CČSSD) will leave for a five-day visit to Japan on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of resumption of Czech-Japanese relations during which he will discuss economic and defence cooperation between the two countries.

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