Sunday, 24 June 2018

Politics

ANO to negotiate only with ČSSD about minority government

ČTK |
16 Mar 2018

The ANO movement will negotiate about government cooperation exclusively with the Social Democrats (ČSSD) in the next few week in order to form a minority coalition cabinet that would be backed by the Communists, PM Andrej Babiš said on Thursday.

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Babiš's gov't approves further personnel changes in state offices

ČTK |
15 Mar 2018

The Czech cabinet of Andrej Babis (ANO), which keeps working after its resignation, approved further personnel changes at the government and other state offices on Wednesday, government spokeswoman Barbora Peterova has said.

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ČSSD head wants Babiš to say which government he prefers

ČTK |
15 Mar 2018

Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) chairman Jan Hamacek wants PM and ANO head Andrej Babis to clearly say which government he prefers at their meeting on Thursday, Hamacek told reporters on Wednesday.

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Zeman to discuss government with PM Babiš next week

ČTK |
14 Mar 2018

President Milos Zeman will have dinner with Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) who will inform him about progress in the negotiations on his second cabinet next week, Zeman's spokesman Jiri Ovcacek told reporters on Tuesday.

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ODS chairman Fiala to meet PM Babiš, hear his arguments

ČTK |
14 Mar 2018

Right-wing Civic Democrat (ODS) chairman Petr Fiala has received an invitation to talks on government cooperation from Czech PM Andrej Babis (ANO) and is prepared to hear him, Fiala told CTK on Tuesday.

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Babiš, ODS head Fiala to discuss gov't cooperation possibility

ČTK |
13 Mar 2018

ANO leader Andrej Babiš will meet Civic Democrat (ODS) chairman Petr Fiala on Thursday to hear the ODS's official stance on possible government cooperation of ANO and the ODS, he told ČTK after a meeting of the ANO leadership on Monday.

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People in Need's Pánek warns that "power of Mordor is growing" in politics

Radio Prague |
12 March 2018

Former student leader in 1989 and longtime head of the NGO People in Need, Šimon Pánek, gave a somber speech before some 400 attendees at the 23rd Prague Student Summit on Friday in which he said the the world was growing increasingly dangerous, that democracy was weakening and globalization between tyrants was becoming more and more the norm.

LN: Minister Pelikán to be replaced over Nikulin's case

ČTK |
12 Mar 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babis plans to replace Robert Pelikan (both ANO) with the flexible Petr Mlsna as justice minister in his next cabinet, daily Lidove noviny (LN) reported on Friday, adding that President Milos Zeman wants to prevent alleged Russian hacker's extradition to the USA in this way.

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Senator Jan Veleba to retire from politics

ČTK |
12 Mar 2018

Czech Senator Jan Veleba (Party of Citizens' Rights, SPO) will not be defending his post in the autumn Senate elections and he will retire from politics, he told CTK.

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Babiš: ANO may offer government cooperation to ODS

ČTK |
12 Mar 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) may again offer talks about the government programme and participation in the government to the right-wing opposition Civic Democratic Party (ODS), he told public Czech Television (CT) on Sunday.

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