Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Politics

ČSSD board has nothing to do with Zimola's affairs, Sobotka says

ČTK |
26 Apr 2017

The Czech Social Democrat (ČSSD) leadership has nothing to do with the affairs that have toppled South Bohemia Governor Jiří Zimola, PM and ČSSD head Bohuslav Sobotka said yesterday in reaction to Zimola's accusation that the affairs had been coordinated by members of the ČSSD leadership.

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Czech ambassador: Zeman visit to Washington postponed because of North Korea

ČTK |
26 Apr 2017

The White House talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Czech President Miloš Zeman, originally scheduled for April, have been postponed due to the North Korean crisis, but they may be held later this year, new Czech Ambassador to the USA, Hynek Kmoníček, said yesterday.

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Zeman, Drahoš launching their presidential petitions

ČTK |
25 Apr 2017

President Miloš Zeman, 72, who will seek re-election next year, and his rival candidate, former head of the Czech Science Academy Jiří Drahoš, 68, launched the petitions for their presidential candidacy yesterday.

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Czech PM welcomes predicted Macron victory in first round of presidential election

ČTK |
25 Apr 2017

Finance Minister and ANO head Andrej Babiš favoured Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday, but he does not share his views of migration and EU integration, he said yesterday, adding that he considers Marine Le Pen's opinions extreme.

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Poll predicts election triumph of Babiš's ANO

ČTK |
25 Apr 2017

The ANO movement would clearly win the election if it was held now, gaining two times higher support than the runner-up Social Democrats (ČSSD) who seem to be losing voters for more than a year, according to the latest election model that the CVVM polling institute released yesterday.

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Drahoš to launch his Czech presidential petition on Monday

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

Former head of the Czech Academy of Sciences Jiří Drahoš will start collecting signatures on the petition for his presidential candidacy on Monday, on the same day as President Miloš Zeman who will seek re-election.

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ČSSD demands info on checks of one-crown bonds

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Czech senior government Social Democrats (ČSSD) demand that the Tax Authority release information about its checks of the untaxed one-crown bonds that firms issued in 2012, PM and ČSSD chairman Bohuslav Sobotka told reporters Friday.

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Czechs to focus on Ukraine, Turkey in Council of Europe

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Czech Republic will focus on political tackling of the consequences of the political developments in Ukraine and Turkey when it holds the presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek said Friday.

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ČSSD approves election leaders, candidates in eight regions

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Czech senior government Social Democrats' (ČSSD) leadership approved the leaders and lists of candidates for the October general election in eight regions today and it will decide on the remaining six regions on May 12, ČSSD Chairman and PM Bohuslav Sobotka has told reporters.

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ODS wants to prevent President Zeman's re-election

ČTK |
24 Apr 2017

The Civic Democratic Party (ODS) is seeking a presidential candidate who has a realistic chance to beat incumbent President Miloš Zeman and it is unlikely to support any of his rivals who have joined the presidential contest so far, ODS leader Petr Fiala told journalists Saturday.

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