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In an unusual ceremony, Czech Republic President Milos Zeman appointed the Conservative Petr Fiala to the new head of government of the country. From the wheelchair and separated by a plastic wall of Fiala, the Covid-19 Zeman led the head of the center-right alliance Spolu (common) on Sunday officially involved in the office of Prime Minister. The ceremony took place in Zeman's residence, Lany Castle at Prague.
Zeman announced during the broadcasting ceremony, to complete his meetings with the candidates for the Ministerians at the latest by December 13th. "Then we can prepare the appointment of the government," he said. Fiala itself showed itself "convinced that we will soon have a strong and stable government."
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The 57-year-old former policy professor Fiala is the boss of the Conservative Party ODS, which together with two other parties forms the Alliance Spolu. From the parliamentary election on October 9, the center-right alliance had emerged as the strongest power - with a wafer-thin distance to the populist ano movement of the outgoing Prime Minister Andrej Babis. Your coalition agreement has already signed the parties united in the Spolu Alliance.
President Zeman had been brought to the hospital on the day after choice for liver disease. Only on Thursday was dismissed the 77-year-old from the clinic. The appointment of Fialas would have originally to take place on Friday - that day, Zeman was returned to the hospital, this time because of a corona infection. Zeman has been back home since Saturday.
The Corona location in the Czech Republic is dramatic. The Central Eastern European country currently has one of the highest infection rates in the world. Also a case with the newly discovered omikron variant has already been detected.
The diverting government had announced new restrictions on Thursday. Gastronomy companies must therefore close from 22.00 clock, Christmas markets were canceled. From the point of view of observers, however, these measures are not enough. The hospitals in the east of the country are already at the capacity limit. From there, first patients were relocated to other regions.
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