Czech govt survives as party decides to stay

first_imgBut on Tuesday, Peake said her party has changed its mind and would stay in the coalition, calling it a “pragmatic” decision.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Comments   Share   PRAGUE (AP) – The Czech Republic’s three-party coalition government has survived after a junior party changed its mind about quitting.The crisis began Dec. 20 when Prime Minister Petr Necas fired Karolina Peake from the post of defense minister, just eight days after she was appointed.Peake angered Necas by firing three senior ministry officials.Peake and the centrist party she leads, the Liberal Democrats, quickly announced their ministers would quit Jan. 10. Without the party, the center-right government was unlikely to survive. Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement 5 ways to recognize low testosteronecenter_img Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Sponsored Stories Top Stories Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix 3 international destinations to visit in 2019last_img read more