Czech election winner Andrej Babis told the country’s president on October 31 that his ANO party will try to form a minority government after being shunned by other parties in coalition talks.

Babis said he hoped to have a new government put together by the Christmas holiday.

As reported by the Reuters news agency, he wants to avoid a situation where the 2018 budget draft would not be approved in parliament, leading to a provisional budget.

ANO won this month’s parliamentary election by...

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