25th May 2015

KDU-CSL Party Congress: Leaders re-elected

KDU-CSL party members met in the South Moravian town of Zlin to elect party chairman (Pavel Bělobraádek – unopposed), first deputy chairman (current Minister of Agriculture Marian Jurečka – re-elected) and four chairmen (Zuzana Roithová, Jan Bartošek were re-elected, Ondřej Benešík and Jiří Mihola were newly elected). According to P.Bělobrádek, Christian Democrats should aim at victory in the 2016 regional elections. The party has already succeeded in the elections to the Chamber of Deputies, the Senate, municipal elections, and elections to the European Parliament.

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The party congress passed a number of resolutions, expressing support to the euro adoption, territorial integrity of Ukraine, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the USA, among others. Resolutions were adopted in the areas of foreign policy, political islam, transportation, agriculture, healthcare, national security and postal service.

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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic