Social Democrat leader to meet with Zeman on Saturday

In related news, the president is to meet with representatives of the different parties in the Chamber of Deputies over the course of the upcoming weekend. The meetings, dealing with the government crisis, are to take place at the presidential Lány chateau. The leader of the Social Democratic Party Bohuslav Sobotka and deputy leader Michal Hašek are scheduled for Saturday evening, Sobotka confirmed. Both the Social Democrats and the Communists are calling for early elections and are not in favour of the last coalition returning under a new prime minister. The Social Democrats have also said they would turn down an offer to try and form a government now.

Author: Jan Velinger