Zeman plans talks with party leaders at weekend

After Mr. Nečas formally resigned, the president thanked him charged him and his government with continuing to run the country in a caretaker capacity until a replacement cabinet is installed. Mr. Zeman said that he would welcome representatives of the parties in Parliament to his country residence at Lány between Friday and Monday. He said he would give them time to hold negotiations between themselves until that time.

Author: Ian Willoughby