Czech Prime Minister Offers Resignation

People ♦ Published: August 13, 2013; 16:11 ♦ (Vindobona)

Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok has officially filed his resignation six days after a lost vote on confidence.

Czech Prime Minister Offers Resignation / Picture: © Wikipedia / David Sedlecký

President Milos Zeman has approved the application and asked the 52-year-old center-left politician to continue his duties for the time being.

The House of Representatives in Prague plans on voting on the demission in the coming week. In that case there could be early elections as soon as autumn. According to survey, the opposing Social Democrats are the strongest force in the…