President appears to use threat of far-right to attempt to force Social Democrats into deal

Andrej Babiš, Czech Republic’s scandal-plagued acting prime minister, has been reappointed in an attempt to end months of political deadlock by strong-arming reluctant opposition MPs into forming a government with him.

Babiš was officially rinstalled in a ceremony at Prague castle presided over by Miloš Zeman, the populist Czech president, who appeared to be attempting to use the possibility of a coalition with a far-right grouping to force the Social Democrat party (ČSSD) into agreeing a deal.

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