Monday, 25 June 2018

Politics

Social Democrats inform Zeman about government offer from ANO

ČTK |
20 Apr 2018

Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) leader Jan Hamacek on Thursday informed President Milos Zeman about the offer to form the government the Social Democrats received from Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO on Monday, Hamacek has told journalists.

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PM Babis: Foreign companies did not influence Czech elections

ČTK |
20 Apr 2018

Czech secret services and security bodies do not have any information that any foreign companies influenced the recent election to the Chamber of Deputies, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) told journalists on Thursday.

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ČSSD MPs debated on whether to form gov't with ANO

ČTK |
20 Apr 2018

The Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) deputies' group did not discuss ANO's government cooperation offer at its meeting on Thursday but debated on whether it actually makes a sense for the CSSD to join the government, MP Petr Dolinek told journalists.

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Czech Communists' influence increasing

ČTK |
19 Apr 2018

The Communist party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM), which will have its extraordinary election congress on April 21, has the biggest influence on the composition and activities of the government since the end of the Communist rule in 1989.

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ANO MP elected new head of body supervising police inspection

ČTK |
19 Apr 2018

Jiří Mašek (ANO) was elected the head of the Chamber of Deputies commission supervising the General Inspection of Security Corps (GIBS) in a secret vote on Wednesday.

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Opposition slams gov't purges in reaction to GIBS head's departure

ČTK |
18 Apr 2018

The Czech opposition mentioned PM Andrej Babis's pressure on Michal Murin in reaction to his announced resignation as head of the security corps inspection (GIBS) on Tuesday, and criticised what it called personnel purges the cabinet has been pursuing in spite of its caretaker status.

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Faltýnek: ANO is not offering five ministries to ČSSD

ČTK |
18 Apr 2018

ANO first deputy chairman Jaroslav Faltynek denied on Tuesday the media speculations about ANO offering five ministerial posts to the Social Democrats (CSSD) in their possible coaliton cabinet and an independent expert appointed as the interior minister based on their agreement.

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ODS head: Zeman expects ANO, ČSSD to agree on gov't

ČTK |
18 Apr 2018

President Milos Zeman considers an agreement between the ANO movement of PM Andrej Babis and Social Democrats (CSSD) on their coalition government probable, opposition Civic Democrat (ODS) chairman Petr Fiala said after a meeting with Zeman on Tuesday.

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Pirates leader: Zeman prefers government without extremists

ČTK |
18 Apr 2018

President Milos Zeman now prefers a government without extremists and he considers the option that a caretaker prime minister should be proposed by the Chamber of Deputies unlikely, if not impossible, Pirates leader Ivan Bartos told journalists after meeting Zeman on Tuesday.

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HN: ČSSD abandoning its pro-EU image, switching to populism

ČTK |
17 Apr 2018

The Social Democracy (CSSD) is switching from a democratic and pro-European image to nationalist-tinged populism in order to regain its former voters who now prefer the Communists (KSCM) or the populist ANO and SPD movements, Jan Stetka wrote in Hospodarske noviny (HN) on Monday.

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