Czech PM Warns Of Snap Election If Coalition Crumbles | 6/30/2019 | Staff
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Sunday there would be a snap election if his coalition partner goes through with threat to quit, raising the prospect of more political turmoil after weeks of street protests against his rule.

Babis told a TV debate he had already ruled out seeking the support of the far-right, anti-EU and anti-NATO Freedom and Direct Democracy party, so a new vote would be the only option.

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“I believe the Social Democrats will not leave the government,” Babis said, referring to his left-leaning junior coalition partner.

“Why would they? It would be a complete suicide, because it would de facto mean an early election,” he added. The next election is currently scheduled for late 2021.

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