Monday, 18 June 2018

Politics

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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LN: Babiš may not be nominated as next PM

ČTK |
10 Apr 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) will accept the option in which President Miloš Zeman may empower someone else from ANO to form a new Czech government, Babiš said in an interview with the daily Lidové noviny (LN) on Monday.

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Babiš, Zeman congratulate Orban, speak of further cooperation

ČTK |
10 Apr 2018

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) congratulated his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban on the victory of his Fidesz party in the Sunday general election on Monday, as did Czech President Milos Zeman, who mentioned a further deepening of cooperation in Central Europe.

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Transport minister would not join cabinet backed by Okamura

ČTK |
10 Apr 2018

Czech Transport Minister Dan Tok (for ANO) said during his visit to the Hradec Kralove Region on Monday he would not join the new cabinet if backed by Tomio Okamura's Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement.

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Pehe: Early elections most likely option following collapse of coalition talks

Radio Prague |
9 April 2018

Talks between ANO and the Social Democrats on forming a minority coalition government with support from the Communists collapsed on Thursday.

PM Babiš: Zeman crucial for government talks

ČTK |
9 Apr 2018

President Milos Zeman's position will be crucial for further steps to be taken in the talks on the creation of a new government, Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) told Czech Television on Friday.

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ČSSD leader: Babiš seeks only his own profit in talks on gov't

ČTK |
9 Apr 2018

The ANO movement sought its own maximum profit rather than a compromise in the talks about a possible Czech government and it preferred the interests of its leader Andrej Babis to those of the country, CSSD chairman Jan Hamacek told his party's congress on Saturday.

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Communists ready to talk with Babiš about government's program

ČTK |
9 Apr 2018

The Communist Party is ready to start negotiating with ANO leader Andrej Babis, who heads a minority cabinet that did not win support from parliament, if President Milos Zeman assigns him with forming the next government, KSCM chairman Vojtech Filip told journalists on Saturday.

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ČSSD congress approves end of talks with ANO

ČTK |
9 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) approved the leadership's decision to end talks about a possible government with the ANO movement of Andrej Babiš at their congress on Saturday at which 277 delegates supported it, 20 voted against and 17 abstained from the vote. ČSSD chairman Jan Hamáček and first deputy chairman Jiří Zimola said they ended the talks with ANO because Babiš was unwilling to make any concession in personnel issues.

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Justice Minister Pelikán decides to end in politics

ČTK |
9 Apr 2018

Justice Minister Robert Pelikán will not be in the next government led by the ANO movement, which is likely to be formed within a few months, and he wants to give up his seat in the lower house of Czech parliament as well, he told Aktuálně.cz on Saturday.

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