Sunday, 17 December 2017

Politics

Hamáček to be lower house first deputy head

ČTK |
27 Nov 2017

New Czech Chamber of Deputies chairman Radek Vondracek (ANO) plans to name Social Democrat (CSSD) Jan Hamacek his statutory deputy on the basis of his experience and professional qualities, Vondracek said in a debate programme on public Czech TV on Sunday.

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Schwarzenberg: Deeper integration of Czech right wing needed

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

A deeper integration of the Czech right wing is needed but this is a big challenge and a lot of effort would be required for such a project to be completed, TOP 09 honorary chairman Karel Schwarzenberg told ČTK, referring to the recent formation of the Democratic Bloc in parliament.

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Babiš: ANO regional governors elected MPs should give up one post

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Andrej Babis wants the regional governors who were elected to the lower house of the Czech parliament for his ANO movement to give up one of the posts, he told CTK on Thursday.

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Zeman plans to appoint Babiš's gov't around December 15

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

President Miloš Zeman wants to appoint ANO leader Andrej Babiš Czech prime minister probably on December 6 and ANO's nascent minority government around December 15, he told journalists during his visit to Russia in Moscow on Thursday.

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Pospíšil only bidder for TOP 09 head on eve of election congress

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

Only one candidate, MEP Jiri Pospisil, has announced his decision to run for Czech TOP 09 chairman at the party's congress this weekend, and he might gain the post despite certain reservations TOP 09's current leaders have voiced about his candidacy.

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Parties agree on numbers of Chamber committee heads

ČTK |
24 Nov 2017

The ANO movement will head seven lower house committees and the Democratic Bloc four, the Pirates, the Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and the Communists (KSCM) will head two each and the Social Democrats (CSSD) one, according to an agreement the Czech parties reached on Thursday.

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ČSSD not to support any candidate for president

ČTK |
23 Nov 2017

The Czech Social Democrats (CSSD) will not support any candidate for president, as there is no will in the party to unite in support of one of the bidders, and it will leave it up to CSSD members whom to back in the January direct election, CSSD acting chairman Milan Chovanec told CTK on Wednesday.

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Lower house immunity committee elects Communist MP its head

ČTK |
23 Nov 2017

The Chamber of Deputies' mandate and immunity committee elected Stanislav Grospič (KSČM) its chairman on Wednesday. His sole rival for the post, Petr Gazdík (STAN), got seven votes while Grospič received 11.

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Chovanec: ANO, SPD, KSČM should admit being allies

ČTK |
23 Nov 2017

A coalition of the ANO movement, Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) and the Communists (KSCM) has obviously emerged in the Czech Chamber of Deputies, and the three parties should confess to having become allies, Social Democrat (CSSD) acting head Milan Chovanec told CTK on Wednesday.

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Babiš again invites ODS, Pirates to talks about new gov't

ČTK |
23 Nov 2017

ANO movement leader Andrej Babis again called on the Civic Democrats (ODS) and the Pirates to negotiate about a possible joint Czech government before the vote of the chairman of the Chamber of Deputies at its constituent session on Wednesday.

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