Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babis, whose centrist ANO movement leads opinion, has locked horns with German centre-right MEP Ingeborg Grassle, a member of the budgetary control committee.

The embattled minister, who built the Agrofert chemicals and media group into the country's biggest private company, has been under fire for past business dealings. Last week, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he would seek the removal of Babis, who is a long-time political rival.

Babis, who has...

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