Communist Party leadership meets to discuss next negotiation steps

The broader leadership of the Communist Party is meeting on Friday to assess how its negotiation team, led by outgoing chairman Vojětch Filip, has handled post-election talks and how to approach the next rounds. This week ANO’s Andrej Babiš was named prime minister and next week his minority government will officially be named and will have 30 days to get backing in a confidence vote.

The Communists are the only party so far which has said it would be willing to tolerate an ANO government (including unaffiliated ministers) under certain circumstances, namely an agreement on a list of demands, including taxation of church restitution funds.

Prime Minister Babiš has said he will begin negotiations with parties in the lower house beginning on the 18th of December.

author: Jan Velinger

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