Friday, 18 April 2014

Politics

Obama proposes Schapiro as new ambassador to ČR

ČTK |
10 Mar 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday proposed Andrew Schapiro as the new ambassador to the Czech Republic, a White House press release passed to ČTK says.

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PM: Zeman has improved international image of ČR

ČTK |
10 Mar 2014

President Miloš Zeman helped improve the Czech Republic's image abroad during his first year in office, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) said Friday, on the eve of the first anniversary of Zeman's inauguration as the head of state.

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Political analyst: Europe would feel the backlash from stiffer sanctions against Russia

Radio Prague |
10 March 2014

At an emergency summit in Brussels on Thursday EU leaders suspended talks on visa-free travel with Russia and threatened far-reaching action should Moscow take further steps to destabilize Ukraine.

ANO wants to limit MPs' speeches, ban alcohol in parliament

ČTK |
5 Mar 2014

The Czech government ANO's deputy group wants to limit the MPs' appearances at plenary sessions to twice ten minutes per point and ban the sale of alcohol in the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of parliament, its deputy head Jaroslava Jermanova (ANO) said Tuesday.

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PM: No godfathers among Social Democrats

ČTK |
3 Mar 2014

There are no godfathers among Czech Social Democrats (CSSD), Prime Minister and CSSD leader Bohuslav Sobotka told the Prima commercial television station Sunday.

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MfD: President 's supporters to get posts in his team

ČTK |
28 Feb 2014

Former ministers of the previous caretaker government and people connected with the Citizens' Rights Party - the Zemanites (SPOZ) and the election campaign of President Miloš Zeman will join the team of his advisers, the daily Mladá fronta Dnes reported yesterday.

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PM Sobotka agrees with President Zeman's EP speech

ČTK |
27 Feb 2014

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats) said he fully agrees with the speech President Miloš Zeman made in the European Parliament (EP) yesterday, especially his emphasis on a greater integration of foreign, fiscal and tax policies.

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Zeman vows to vote for Social Democrats in EP election

ČTK |
27 Feb 2014

President Miloš Zeman will vote for the Social Democrats in the May elections to the European Parliament (EP) because its list of candidates is headed by sociologist Jan Keller, Zeman told journalists at the close of his visit to the EP yesterday.

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Political parties divided over final format of Czech civil service framework

Radio Prague |
27 February 2014

The government's flagship legislative proposal for a new civil service law is being scrutinized in parliament on Wednesday. But while some of the main lines have been sketched out, a lot of the details are still up in the air.

MEPs expect President Zeman's speech to be pro-European

ČTK |
26 Feb 2014

European Parliament members expect President Miloš Zeman's speech in the EP on Wednesday to be pro-European and different from the speech his rightist Eurosceptic predecessor Václav Klaus gave five years ago.

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