President Zeman to address political situation on Friday

President Miloš Zeman will address the political situation in the Czech Republic in a news conference on Friday, ahead of a planned meeting with Social Democrat leader and likely next prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka, the president’s office said in a statement. Mr Sobotka is to formally present the president with the coalition agreement reached by the Social Democrats, ANO and Christian Democrats, as well as with a list of cabinet nominees. The president’s office has not revealed details of Mr Zeman’s news conference but the president is expected to voice his objections to a number of ministerial candidates.

Author: Jan Richter