Sunday, 27 May 2018

Politics

EU commissioner hopes that Babiš gov't will not rely on SPD

ČTK |
12 Apr 2018

Vera Jourova, the Czech EU commissioner for justice, customers and gender equality, hopes that Czech ANO leader Andrej Babis will not decide to form a government relying on support of the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement, she told reporters on Wednesday.

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KSČM ready to talk about gov't cooperation with Okamura, Babiš

ČTK |
12 Apr 2018

The Communists (KSCM) are prepared to negotiate with the ANO movement of Andrej Babis and the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement of Tomio Okamura about government cooperation, their leader Vojtech Filip said after talks with Czech President Milos Zeman on Wednesday.

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Czech centrist, rightist opposition parties debate latest affairs

ČTK |
12 Apr 2018

The five Czech centrist and right-wing opposition parties represented in parliament discussed the current political affairs and the negotiations about a possible future government on Wednesday, Mayors and Independents (STAN) head Petr Gazdik told CTK.

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Billionaire's quest for power tests strength of Czech democracy

Bloomberg |
12 April 2018

A Czech billionaire's ambition may decide whether his nation remains anchored to European democratic values or slides into the ranks of countries embracing an increasingly euroskeptic, illiberal model.

Týden: Eight alternatives of future cabinet open up for Czechs

ČTK |
11 Apr 2018

There are eight alternatives of a new Czech cabinet after the negotiations between the ANO movement of Andrej Babis and the Social Democrats (CSSD) about their possible coalition government foundered last week, weekly Tyden has written in its latest issue.

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KDU-ČSL proposes minority cabinet of six democratic parties

ČTK |
11 Apr 2018

A minority government of the Civic Democrats (ODS), Pirates, Social Democrats (ČSSD), Christian Democrats (KDU-ČSL), TOP 09, and Mayors and Independents (STAN) would be a solution to the Czech government crisis, KDU-ČSL head Pavel Bělobrádek said on Tuesday.

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Ex-minister Ruml seeks political comeback, may run for Senate

ČTK |
11 Apr 2018

Jan Ruml, former Czech post-communist interior minister and senator, seeks political comeback after a 14-year pause, wanting to run in the autumn Senate elections on behalf of the Pirate party, he told CTK on Tuesday.

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ANO deputies insist on Babiš as prime minister

ČTK |
11 Apr 2018

The deputies for Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO still consider him the movement's only candidate for the post of prime minister, head of the ANO deputy group Jaroslav Faltynek told journalists on Tuesday.

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Opposition criticises Zeman's advice that ANO address SPD, KSČM

ČTK |
11 Apr 2018

Czech opposition parties' leaders criticised President Milos Zeman's recommendation on Tuesday that the election-winning ANO should negotiate on a new government with the Communists (KSCM) and the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement, and labelled the SPD extremist.

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Zeman recommends that ANO negotiate on new gov't with SPD, KSČM

ČTK |
11 Apr 2018

Czech President Miloš Zeman has recommended that the election-winning ANO movement continue negotiations on a new government with Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and the Communists (KSČM), ANO leader Andrej Babiš said after meeting Zeman on Tuesday.

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