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Czech Republic: New Government Facing Bumpy Road

Published: January 21, 2014; 10:55 · (Vindobona)

The first obstacles for forming a new government seem to have been surmounted – for the time being.

Czech Republic: New Government Facing Bumpy Road / Picture: © Wikipedia / Sveter

On January 17, Czech President Milos Zeman appointed Bohuslav Sobotka, party leader of the Social Democrats (CSSD), Prime Minister. The swearing-in took place at Prague castle. The appointment of the rest of the members of the future cabinet will be carried out in the last week of January.

Almost three months after the early parliamentary elections, where CSSD achieved a marginal…

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