The international service of Czech Radio 
8-8-2020, 21:11 UTC
[24.01.2007 18:57 UTC] Více autorů
Minister of Culture, Helena Trestikova, has resigned from her post

Minister of Culture, Helena Trestikova has resigned from her post just days after taking office. Ms Trestikova announced her resignation in a letter to Czech Television. She had previously stated that she was unhappy at being pressurised by Civic Democrat Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek to appoint a deputy of his choosing. Filmmaker Ms. Trestikova had been nominated as Minister of Culture by the Christian Democrats, one of the smaller coalition parties in the new administration.