Civic Democrats to hold talk with partners before choosing candidate

After a meeting of the senior party leadership on Monday, the Civic Democrats said they had not yet decided on a candidate for prime minister. Martin Kuba, who is first deputy chairman of the party and is leading the party following Mr. Nečas’s resignation, said they would wait to hear the opinions of their coalition partners and President Miloš Zeman. Mr. Kuba said talks on a way forward would take place in a matter of days.

Author: Ian Willoughby