Earlier on Saturday, Zeman had been reelected Czech president in the run-off election.
Pro-European Union academic Jiri Drahos is trying to unseat anti-immigration political veteran Milos Zeman, who has sought closer relations with Russian Federation and China, in a tight run-off in the Czech presidential election that started on Friday. The 73-year-old defeated pro-European Union contender Jiri Drahos proving popularity of his tough stance against immigration.
Zeman has taken a tough stance on immigration and was one of the few European politicians to back Donald Trump in the 2016 USA presidential election.
Zeman, 73, is largely being judged on his past five years which have included moves to boost relations with Russian Federation and China as well as his overt involvement in the Czech political scene and frequent blunt, outspoken, and vulgar comments.
The Czech Republic boasts one of the EU's fastest growing economies, its lowest unemployment and the highest living standards among the bloc's post-communist members. He was seen as a political novice who was more oriented towards the West than Zeman.
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The election mirrors the divisions between more socially liberal and conservative camps that have featured in votes around Europe and in the United States.
Drahos, 68, conceded defeat and congratulated Zeman on Saturday afternoon.
Political analyst Tomas Lebeda dubbed the election a "showdown between two completely different candidates representing two parts of a rather split society".
The Czech constitution gives presidents limited executive powers, but President Zeman has not hesitated to test the boundaries.
Since then, Zeman a diabetic, who walks with a cane and is known to be a heavy drinker and smoker, divided the nation with his pro-Russia stance, support for closer ties with China, and strong anti-migrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric.
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He has benefited from rising Czech hostility to immigration, especially from Muslim countries, although the country received just 116 asylum applications between January and November past year.
Drahos is a soft-spoken chemistry professor who promised a stronger voice in the European Union, reversing the country's aloofness that has put it closer to Poland and Hungary - two states often at loggerheads with the bloc's executive.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis, a billionaire businessman who has ruled as a caretaker since his minority cabinet lost a confidence vote in parliament last week, backed Mr Zeman.
Mr Zeman's current presidency does not end until March, so he plans to reappoint Mr Babis next month. Zeman is brash, with a self-advertised appetite for alcohol and tobacco.
His failed attempt to replace Havel as president in 2003 - in a vote won by Klaus - led him to reconsider his priorities and retreat to a country house far from Prague "to embrace trees", as he once said.
Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg also condemned the withdrawal strategy as "timid and cowering and terrified of the future". And a cabinet source said: "The UK is leaving the European Union - the sooner Hammond realises that the better".
Then, women getting a Pap test should add a test that checks for strains of human papillomavirus, or HPV, Dominguez said. While HPV is common, only a small fraction of women infected with this virus will develop cervical cancer, she said.
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Yeah, I'd go back in. "I would love to, but it's got to be a good deal for the United States", he added. Trump has been hoping to be given a state visit, which would guarantee him a meeting with Her Majesty.
For five of these cancers (ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreas and esophagus) there are no early diagnosis tests to date. Tomasetti, relayed to the British Broadcasting Corporation , that "This field of early detection is critical".
On Saturday, Yemen's Houthi movement reportedly fired a ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia's southern province of Najran. The UAE has expressed support for the Saudi positions in Yemen at various levels.
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The Russian government has stated that it will urge the United Nations to put a stop to Turkey's military operation in Syria. Turkey's foreign minister told reporters Thursday that Erdogan had asked Trump to withdraw United States troops from Manbij.
However, they failed to mention the role of Saudi Arabia in causing the economic crisis and impending starvation in Yemen. As the value of the Riyal goes up, the living conditions of Yemeni citizens will change for the better.
Half agreed that Australia Day should not be on a day that is offensive to indigenous Australians, while 36 per cent disagreed. The City of Cockburn has commissioned talks with the Aboriginal community about activities at Australia Day celebrations.
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And the Pelicans' earned it on Friday, tallying their most meaningful win since the final day of the 2014-15 regular season. With 15 seconds left, he grabbed a rebound and scored on a putback that gave the Pels a 4-point lead with 15 seconds left.
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All museums remained open this week, although the Louvre shut the lower level of its department of Islamic Arts. People in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, outside Paris, were using boats to get around flooded streets.
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He also highlighted the efforts and sacrifices of Pakistani people and security forces to defeat the forces of terrorism. The Interior Ministry blamed the extremist Haqqani network, which is based in Pakistan and allied with the Taliban.
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