‘Towards a caretaker government. And elections’

Published on 24 June 2013 at 09:10


A week after Petr Nečas resigned as prime minister and leader of the Civic Democratic Party following the corruption scandal dubbed “Nagygate”, president Miloš Zeman sent a clear message that he is ready to fulfill his pledge to put an end to the right wing government.

Zeman hinted in a radio speech, that a "caretaker government or early elections will be the solution to the crisis” and that he will not appoint government coalition candidate Miroslava Němcová as a new PM.

Němcová, the current head of the parliament’s lower chamber, would have been the first female prime minister in Czech history.

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