Opposition wants special parliament session on questions surrounding finance minister’s Stork Nest farm

The opposition parties TOP 09 and the Civic Democrats want to propose an extraordinary session of Parliament to debate the ongoing EU investigation into the drawing of funds for the Stork’s Nest farm and conference centre of ANO leader and Finance Minister Andrej Babiš. According to the news site Neovlivni.cz fines of 6.0 million crowns were imposed on the farm in the past. The circumstances of EU funds awarded to the project are now being investigated by EU anti-fraud authorities. The company has denied it was asked to pay any penalty.