Newly-elected Social Democrat leadership meets to divide competences

The newly-elected leadership of the Social Democratic Party met in Prague on Sunday to discuss immediate priorities and agree on a division of competences within the party leadership. Bohuslav Sobotka was confirmed in the top post over the weekend and Interior Minister Milan Chovanec was re-elected first deputy. Party leader Sobotka said at the close of the election conference that the party was united and ready for battle in the autumn general elections.