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Czech PM happy to have side-lined Spitzen candidates at EU summit, Czech MEPs say region lost out

Radio Prague |
4 July 2019

Czech PM Andrej Babiš has hailed the EU compromise on nominations for the bloc's top jobs as a big success for the Visegrad Four grouping which fiercely opposed the system of Spitzen candidates and particularly the candidacy of Frans Timmermans for EC president. But, while the prime minister is cheering, there have been mixed reactions from Czech MEPs.