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Czech Republic: Will Rusnok Remain in Parliament?

Published: August 7, 2013; 11:42 · (Vindobona)

Today, August 7, 2013, the members of parliament in Prague will carry out a vote on confidence on the new government of Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok. It is unlikely that Rusnok will remain in parliament.

In July, President Milos Zeman appointed Rusnok as the Prime Minister without seeking the consensus by the majority of MPs. Yet, many left-winged MPs can cope much better with Zeman’s decision than with Rusnok’s predecessor Petr Necas of the conservative Civic Democratic Party (ODS). Only on Friday, the Social Democrats (CSSD) announced their support for Rusnok and the…

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