Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Politics

Babiš demands costs of ministers' trips, representation

ČTK |
18 May 2018

Czech PM Andrej Babis has called on ministers in a letter to calculate the costs of their foreign and domestic trips at Defence Minister Karla Slechtova's request, as well as representation and external advisers, government spokeswoman Barbora Peterova confirmed to CTK on Thursday.

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Zeman tells Social Democrats to support cabinet in referendum

ČTK |
18 May 2018

President Milos Zeman recommended to the Social Democrat (CSSD) members that they support the coalition government of their party and Prime Minister Andrej Babis' ANO in the intra-party referendum on Thursday.

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No clear conclusion from meeting of three party leaders

ČTK |
18 May 2018

No clear conclusion arose from the talks between Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, Jan Hamacek and Vojtech Filip, leaders of ANO, the Social Democrats (CSSD) and the Communists (KSCM), on the government policy statement on Thursday, Hamacek told journalists after the meeting.

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Czech PM faces ministerial haemorrhage from ANO veterans

Radio Prague |
18 May 2018

Czech prime minister and ANO leader Andrej Babiš has had an uphill battle but now appears on the verge of sealing a coalition government deal more than six months after elections. But as talk turns to the composition of a possible ANO-Social Democrat Cabinet, the ANO leader is facing the prospect that many of his veteran ministers quitting the political scene.

Tok may leave post of Czech transport minister

ČTK |
17 May 2018

Transport Minister Dan Tok (for ANO) is considering leaving his post and he will announce his decision by the end of the week, he told journalists before the cabinet meeting Wednesday morning.

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ANO to discuss foreign missions with KSCM, wants to meet pledges

ČTK |
17 May 2018

The ANO movement will discuss Czech military foreign missions with the Communists (KSCM) who say they will not tolerate the emerging minority government of ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) if the missions are reinforced, ANO deputy chairman Richard Brabec said on Wednesday.

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Ex-minister Drabek prosecuted on suspicion of subsidy fraud

ČTK |
17 May 2018

The police prosecute former Czech labour and social affairs minister Jaromir Drabek (TOP 09) and other former ministerial officials on suspicion of a subsidy fraud, Drabek has confirmed on his website, saying the accusations are fabricated.

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Defence Minister wants to continue, but not at any cost

ČTK |
17 May 2018

Czech Defence Minister Karla Slechtova would like to continue in the government, but not at any cost, she told reporters in reaction to the criticism of her work in the post.

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Prague Social Democrats for party in coalition government

ČTK |
17 May 2018

The majority of the Prague Social Democrat (CSSD) branch supports the party's joining a coalition government along with Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO tolerated by the Communists, party leader Jan Hamacek told journalists on Wednesday.

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Social Democrats to discuss candidates for ministers

ČTK |
16 May 2018

The leadership of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) will meet on Friday afternoon to discuss the party's nominees for the minority government the Social Democrats may form along with Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO, CSSD spokesman Petr Vurbs told journalists on Tuesday.

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