MPs reject proposal to postpone vote on dissolving lower house

In related news, MPs on Friday rejected a proposal by the Civic Democrats to postpone the vote on dissolving the lower house. The former coalition Civic Democrats argued MPs should wait until several bills are approved or turned down by the Senate. The Social Democrat and TOP 09 parties, meanwhile, have welcomed the president’s announcement of the likely election dates, as they believe the election should take place as soon as possible.

Author: Jan Richter