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Czech Republic: Sobotka Commissioned to Form Government

Published: November 21, 2013; 19:35 · (Vindobona)

Czech President Milos Zeman engages the head of the social democrats (CSSD) Bohuslav Sobotka to form a new cabinet.

Czech Republic: Sobotka Commissioned to Form Government / Picture: © Wikipedia / Sveter

The elections at the end of October brought surprising results. Although the social democrats (CSSD) won 20.5% of the votes, the result was substantially below the expectations. Party leader Bohuslav Sobotka hoped to exceed 30% of the votes.

CSSD is followed by the new protest party ANO (movement of dissatisfied citizens), which reached 18.7% of the votes. The Czech Communists…

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