Friday, 20 July 2018

Politics

Tok may leave post of Czech transport minister

ČTK |
17 May 2018

Transport Minister Dan Tok (for ANO) is considering leaving his post and he will announce his decision by the end of the week, he told journalists before the cabinet meeting Wednesday morning.

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ANO to discuss foreign missions with KSCM, wants to meet pledges

ČTK |
17 May 2018

The ANO movement will discuss Czech military foreign missions with the Communists (KSCM) who say they will not tolerate the emerging minority government of ANO and the Social Democrats (CSSD) if the missions are reinforced, ANO deputy chairman Richard Brabec said on Wednesday.

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Ex-minister Drabek prosecuted on suspicion of subsidy fraud

ČTK |
17 May 2018

The police prosecute former Czech labour and social affairs minister Jaromir Drabek (TOP 09) and other former ministerial officials on suspicion of a subsidy fraud, Drabek has confirmed on his website, saying the accusations are fabricated.

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Defence Minister wants to continue, but not at any cost

ČTK |
17 May 2018

Czech Defence Minister Karla Slechtova would like to continue in the government, but not at any cost, she told reporters in reaction to the criticism of her work in the post.

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Prague Social Democrats for party in coalition government

ČTK |
17 May 2018

The majority of the Prague Social Democrat (CSSD) branch supports the party's joining a coalition government along with Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO tolerated by the Communists, party leader Jan Hamacek told journalists on Wednesday.

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Social Democrats to discuss candidates for ministers

ČTK |
16 May 2018

The leadership of the Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) will meet on Friday afternoon to discuss the party's nominees for the minority government the Social Democrats may form along with Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO, CSSD spokesman Petr Vurbs told journalists on Tuesday.

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ANO not to release names of its ministers before ČSSD referendum

ČTK |
15 May 2018

The ANO movement will not release the names of its ministers in their nascent government with the Social Democrats (CSSD) before their inter-party referendum, which starts next week, ANO chairman Andrej Babis said during a visit to the Usti Region on Monday.

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PM Babiš to visit Vienna, meet Kurz on Friday

ČTK |
15 May 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) will visit Austria and discuss its upcoming EU presidency, the long-term EU budget outlooks, migration and bilateral relations with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in Vienna on Friday, the Government Office told CTK on Monday.

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ČSSD's 1100 branches to decide on entering Babiš's government

ČTK |
15 May 2018

Some 19,000 members of the Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD) will decide in a secret ballot on its participation in a government with ANO, tolerated by the Communists, at meetings of almost 1100 local CSSD branches and the leadership will announce the referendum results on June 15.

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ČSSD leader to tour regions over party referendum

ČTK |
15 May 2018

Czech Social Democrat (ČSSD) Jan Hamáček will tour the regions in order to inform them about the outcome of the talks on the party's forming a minority government with Prime Minister Andrej Babiš's ANO, Hamáček said on Monday.

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