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Resigns Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, by a Corruption Scandal

He also leaves his position as leader of the Conservative Party. The prosecution accused his chief of staff to bribe MPs and ordering illegal wiretaps to intelligence.

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, the conservative Petr Necas in Prague Castle, this day

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, the conservative Petr Necas, presented on Monday his resignation to the president, Milos Zeman , after being embroiled in a scandal of illegal espionage and political corruption, Prague Radio reported. “The time has come and accept all the political responsibility,” Necas said yesterday.

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The prime minister, 48, also left his position as leader of the ruling conservative ODS to facilitate the current tripartite coalition to end the legislature in May 2014 with another chief executive.

This is the second consecutive drop an ODS leader amid a scandal, after the previous prime minister, Mirek Topolanek, resigned in 2009-in the middle of the Czech presidency of the EU, after losing a motion of censure and embroiled in a bitter controversy for his criticism of Jews, homosexuals and the Church.

Topolanek is still remembered for appearing naked in female company in a photograph of the above parties Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at his villa in Sardinia

He was known as “Mr. Clean”

A training Necas chose their president in 2010 as the counterpoint to Topolanek-known for his impulsive and given to the controversial-and be a more technical and sober style.

For many, Necas represented a more technical and sober

Since 1991 he has been linked to the ODS and since 1995 has held positions of great responsibility before directing the Government, and has never been involved in any scandal, in fact, for years was known within his party as “Mr. Clean”.

Therefore, the Czech press does not conceal his surprise at seeing this natural-science graduate known for his little charisma and rhetoric narcotic-involved in the biggest case of political corruption in the Czech Republic since the fall of communism: His boss Cabinet was embroiled in a corruption scandal and espionage and the country has been paying attention to it. Necas splashed leaves power a corruption case, just a bad fight promised when he took office in 2010.

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