Wednesday

18th Jan 2017

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Czech president and PM disagree on migrant 'invasion'

Czech PM Sobotka on Monday criticised "simplistic" anti-migrant comments by Czech president Zeman, who told press the Muslim Brotherhood, a Middle East movement, has orchestrated the migrant "invasion" in order to "take control" of Europe. Czech diplomats also accuse Zeman of whipping up "religious hatred" in town-hall type speeches.

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