Fiala: Worsening epidemic means government transition needs to be quick

The rising coronavirus epidemic means that the post-election government transition must happen quickly, the likely next prime minister, Pete Fiala (Civic Democrats), said on Wednesday.

Speaking during a visit to the memorial marking the 1989 Velvet Revolution, he said that he hopes his meeting with President Miloš Zeman, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, will result in a clear timeline for the transition.

Author: Tom McEnchroe