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Czech Prime Minister supports investigation of possible corruption in government committee

After a meeting with the head of the Christian Democrats Cyril Svoboda on Thursday, Prime Minister Jan Fischer said he would back Svoboda’s suggestion to investigate all members of a government committee in charge of public tenders. The tenders that the committee awards involve sums upward of half a billion Czech crowns. Mr. Fischer said the proposed measure would be debated at Monday’s government session. Mr. Svoboda believes that it is possible the investigation will reveal irregularities and that some large public tenders may need to be cancelled. One example of such tenders is a multi-billion crown contract for the removal of environmental damage in Czech forests.