Monday, 21 May 2018

Politics

ČSSD rejects any cooperation with SPD on national level

ČTK |
30 Apr 2018

The Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) central executive committee banned cooperation on the national level with the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) of Tomio Okamura movement at its meeting on Saturday.

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ANO can see no option to gov't coalition with ČSSD

ČTK |
30 Apr 2018

The ANO movement has no alternative plan for a coalition pact if the negotiations about its government with the Social Democrats backed by the Communists fail, its representatives said on Sunday. ANO deputy chairwoman Jaroslava Pokorná Jermanová dismissed the possibility that ANO would launch talks on gov't cooperation with the Freedom and Direct Democracy of Tomio Okamura if the ČSSD rejected the alliance with ANO.

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Okamura's SPD takes part in National Front May Day event in Nice

ČTK |
30 Apr 2018

The Czech right-wing populist Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) movement will take part in the May Day celebration of the French far-right National Front in Nice, SPD leader Tomio Okamura told CTK on Sunday.

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ANO, ČSSD talks on gov't alliance to continue next week

ČTK |
27 Apr 2018

The negotiations about a possible government of the Social Democrats (CSSD) and the ANO movement led by the party leaders, Jan Hamacek and Andrej Babis, will continue next week, Hamacek told CTK after meeting Babis late on Thursday.

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Social Democrat senators against government with ANO

ČTK |
26 Apr 2018

Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) senators do not want the party to form a government along with Andrej Babis's ANO and it should stay in opposition, the senators told journalists on Wednesday.

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ČSSD wants its ministers' resignation to imply fall of government

ČTK |
26 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (CSSD) want the prime minister and the rest of the cabinet to be obliged to resign if all the five CSSD ministers left their posts, CSSD deputy chairman Jiri Zimola said after negotiations with the ANO leaders about a possible government alliance last night.

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Pirates: Conflict of interest law should concern president

ČTK |
24 Apr 2018

The Czech Pirates have proposed that the law on the conflict of interest also concern the president who is the highest public official, they said on Monday in a statement that presented the respective bill which mainly wants to prevent the cumulation of political posts.

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ČSSD insists on gov't member's resignation if convicted

ČTK |
24 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (ČSSD) will insist within their government-forming talks with ANO that a member of a possible joint cabinet have to resign if convicted, even if the verdict were not definitive, ČSSD head Jan Hamáček told ČTK on Monday.

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ČSSD wants gov't members to resign at once if convicted

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

The Social Democrats (CSSD) will demand that a coalition agreement with ANO says any government member will resign if convicted, even if the verdict can be appealed, in view of the criminal prosecution of PM and ANO head Andrej Babis, CSSD deputy head Martin Netolicky said on Friday.

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Ukraine objects to illegal entry of Czech politicians to Crimea

ČTK |
23 Apr 2018

The Ukrainian Embassy protested on Friday against the visit of two Czech politicians, MEP Jaromir Kohlicek (The Communists, KSCM) and Senator Jaroslav Doubrava (Severocesi.cz) to the Russian-occupied Crimea, arguing in a press release they breached Ukraine's law.

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