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EU’s anti-migrant bloc is about to get a boost

Vít Dostál Vít Dostál / Ed. 17. 8. 2018
EU's anti-migrant bloc is about to get a boost
photo: Úřad vlády ČR

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Vít Dostál in the light of the approval for a Czech minority government, that strengthening the group of European Union members led by politicians who are challenging the bloc's unity.

Babis faces Wednesday's confirmation vote backed by his ANO party and his coalition partner, the Social Democrats, along with tacit support from the Communists. That gives the descendants of the totalitarian party that ruled the country after World War II their first role in power since the fall of the Iron Curtain and has triggered opposition-led protests. But the chemical and media tycoon's employment of the us-against-them approach used by his euroskeptic peers against Brussels has won him wide support among voters.
"He knows it resonates with people," said Vit Dostal, "He's using foreign policy themes as an instrument to increase his influence at home."

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