Outgoing prime minister and ANO leader Andrej Babiš has confirmed that head of state Miloš Zeman will give him an unlimited period to try and form a government and will not seek a guarantee that he has 101 votes in support in the lower house..
Babiš made the announcement after a meeting with the president on Thursday night. He confirmed that the two would next meet on the evening of February 18.
That day the Social Democrats are expected to elect a new leadership which should decide whether to enter into talks about a coalition with ANO or offer an ANO led government support.
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