The Czech Christian Democrats have allied with smaller conservative parties for the European elections. It represents a better EU, which we want to reform and further develop, MEP Tomas Zdechovský told Info.cz.
In an interview with Lidové noviny, former President Václav Klaus evaluated the elections to the European Parliament and the EU. Klaus also commented on Brexit, Donald Tusk and his meeting with Steve Bannon.
Helping Czechs and Czech companies are the main priorities of Dita Charanzova, leader of the ANO in the upcoming EP elections. In an interview, she said that the EU should go back to the beginnings of integration and that the biggest problem is currently migration.
The turnout at the European elections is traditionally low in the Czech Republic, and even though we can assume that an aggravated political situation and a hot topic of migration will draw in more voters, we cannot expect miracles, political commentator Viliam Buchert predicts.
Marine Le Pen launches her campaign for the EP elections. According to her, voters have a unique opportunity to express their dissatisfaction with French president Emanuel Macron. “If Macron does not have the wisdom to go back to the people by dissolving parliament, then let the political arbitrage come from the European elections,” Le Pen said.
As decided by President Miloš Zeman, the Czech elections to the European Parliament will be held on May 24th and 25th. The dates were officially announced by the President’s spokesman and now the decision has to be countersigned by Prime Minister Babiš.
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