The Prime Minister announced that he will go to the Constitutional Court if the president finally chooses that option against the candidate to head the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“I trust that the Government will be appointed as a whole (…). If the President maintains his reservations about a candidate proposed by me, I will impose a competition appeal,” he told the CT public broadcaster.
Fiala signed a government agreement with five political groups after the October elections, including the Conservatives, Liberals and the progressive Pirate Party.
Said agreement earned him the support of 108 out of 200 deputies in the lower house of the legislature.
The President is distant from the proposed Foreign Minister by several internal and external issues distance; for example, the latter opposes the influence of China and Russia in the region, while the President is willing to strengthen economic diplomacy with Moscow and Beijing, according to analysts.