Friday, 20 April 2018

Politics

ČSSD wants ANO's guarantees of not outvoting it in joint cabinet

ČTK |
1 Mar 2018

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) will want guarantees in writing from the ANO movement that it will not outvote them as a senior coalition partner in a joint cabinet they might form together, ČSSD deputy head Jiří Zimola said on Wednesday.

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Communists want bilateral talks with ČSSD linked to next cabinet

ČTK |
1 Mar 2018

The Czech Communists (KSCM) want to negotiate with the Social Democrats (CSSD) in connection with the next cabinet of ANO, which the CSSD might join, to clarify the prgramme demands the CSSD has raised in this connection, KSCM head Vojtech Filip said on Wednesday.

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ANO-ČSSD programme talks to last until mid-March

ČTK |
1 Mar 2018

The Czech ANO movement of Andrej Babis wants to complete its programme talks with the Social Democrats (CSSD) about a possible coalition government by mid-March, ANO deputy chairman Richard Brabec said after a meeting of ANO and CSSD negotiators on Wednesday.

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Lower house not to vote on Okamura's dismissal as its deputy head

ČTK |
28 Feb 2018

The Czech Chamber of Deputies will not vote on the Christian Democrats' (KDU-CSL) proposal for sacking Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) head Tomio Okamura as the Chamber deputy head for his words on the WWII camp for the Roma at it ongoing session on Tuesday.

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Communist leader Filip to seek re-election

ČTK |
28 Feb 2018

Czech Communist (KSCM) leader Vojtech Filip has decided to seek re-election at the April party congress, having changed his mind as he said before he would not run again, Czech Television (CT) tweeted on Tuesday.

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ČSSD wants talks on direct presence in gov't, chairman tells Zeman

ČTK |
28 Feb 2018

The Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) want to negotiate about their direct participation in the next government with the ANO movement, CSSD chairman Jan Hamacek said after acquainting President Milos Zeman with the CSSD's intention.

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Okamura: SPD wants referendum bill passed, even modified version

ČTK |
28 Feb 2018

The Czech Freedom and Democracy (SPD) is ready to make modifications in its bill on general referendum, though it disagrees with them, SPD head Tomio Okamura said in the lower house on Tuesday, adding that parties' criticism of the bill is nothing but their excuses marring the introduction of referendum.

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New poll sees support for ANO rise to more than 33 percent

Radio Prague |
27 February 2018

A new poll conducted by the CVVM agency suggests that if elections were held now they would be easily won by ANO, currently heading the outgoing government of its ministers together with experts.

Právo: ANO controls state firms' supervisory board nominees

ČTK |
26 Feb 2018

The Czech Government Committee for Personal Nominations, which fills positions on state-owned enterprises' supervisory boards, newly consists solely of people nominated by the government ANO movement, daily Právo reported on Friday.

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ČSSD members attend funeral of Zeman's former aide

ČTK |
26 Feb 2018

Some long-term Czech Social Democrats (CSSD), including former top officials, along with the family members and friends attended the funeral of Czech political lobbyist Miroslav Slouf, former close aide to President Milos Zeman, in a Prague-Strasnice crematorium on Saturday.

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