Vyšehrad Proclamation

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Vyšehrad Proclamation was introduced by the Civic Democratic Party (ODS) on 17 August 2017. It consisted of 17 conditions for the party to be a part of government coalition after 2017 legislative election. [1]

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Contents

Party's leader Petr Fiala stated that the Declaration doesn't mean that ODS will be in opposition after the election but that it has its condition to participate in the government. [2] Fiala also stated that Proclamation gives a space for negotiations. [3]

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Conditions

All 12 conditions in the Proclamation. [4]

After election

ODS received 11% of votes and became the second strongest party. Alexandra Udženija stated that ODS will not abandon Vyšehrad Proclamation. [5] Petr Fiala stated that ODS will not participate in the government led by ANO 2011. fiala also started negotiations with other opposition parties about possible cooperation. [6]

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References

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  2. "Do vlády jen s tím, kdo odmítne povinné přijetí eura a EET, řekl Fiala". iDNES.cz. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
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  6. "Fiala chce sjednotit opozici, pozval si už Farského i Kalouska". Echo24.cz (in Czech). 23 October 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2017.