Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Politics

ČSSD wants its ministers' resignation to imply fall of government

ČTK |
26 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (CSSD) want the prime minister and the rest of the cabinet to be obliged to resign if all the five CSSD ministers left their posts, CSSD deputy chairman Jiri Zimola said after negotiations with the ANO leaders about a possible government alliance last night.

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Pirates: Conflict of interest law should concern president

ČTK |
24 Apr 2018

The Czech Pirates have proposed that the law on the conflict of interest also concern the president who is the highest public official, they said on Monday in a statement that presented the respective bill which mainly wants to prevent the cumulation of political posts.

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ČSSD insists on gov't member's resignation if convicted

ČTK |
24 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) will insist within their government-forming talks with ANO that a member of a possible joint cabinet have to resign if convicted, even if the verdict were not definitive, ČSSD head Jan Hamáček told ČTK on Monday.

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ČSSD wants gov't members to resign at once if convicted

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (CSSD) will demand that a coalition agreement with ANO says any government member will resign if convicted, even if the verdict can be appealed, in view of the criminal prosecution of PM and ANO head Andrej Babis, CSSD deputy head Martin Netolicky said on Friday.

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Ukraine objects to illegal entry of Czech politicians to Crimea

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

The Ukrainian Embassy protested on Friday against the visit of two Czech politicians, MEP Jaromir Kohlicek (The Communists, KSCM) and Senator Jaroslav Doubrava (Severocesi.cz) to the Russian-occupied Crimea, arguing in a press release they breached Ukraine's law.

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Right-wing parties denounce renewed government-forming talks

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) are selling the country for a too low price in their talks on the government cooperation with ANO and the Communists, Petr Fiala, leader of the center-right Civic Democratic Party (ODS), told journalists on Friday.

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Zeman denounces Communist coup at Communist congress

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

What Communists call the "victorious February," was in fact a "lost February" because it created a power monopoly, President Milos Zeman said about the February 1948 Communist takeover at the Communist congress on Saturday.

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Crowd protests against Communists, Zeman at their congress

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

A crowd of hundreds of people protested against the growing influence of Communists and President Milos Zeman attending their congress outside the building where the congress is held on Saturday.

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Critics warning of Zeman attending Communist congress

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

President Milos Zeman has violated an unwritten rule of the postcommunist history by attending the congress of the Communists, asking them to tolerate the planned cabinet of Prime Minister Andrej Babis' ANO and Social Democrats, his critics said on Saturday.

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PM Babiš congratulates Communist leader on re-election

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis congratulated Communist leader Vojtech Filip on his re-election at the party's congress on Saturday.

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