HEADLINE Milos Zeman wins Czech presidential election

HEADLINE

Milos Zeman wins Czech presidential election

AFP

23:01, January 27, 2018

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An election poster for Czech president Milos Zeman, in Prague. (Photo: Martin Divisek/EPA)

Pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman was re-elected Czech president on Saturday, narrowly outpacing his pro-European liberal rival Jiri Drahos, official results showed.

Zeman took 51.95 percent of the vote against 48.04 percent for Drahos with 96.87 percent of ballots counted, Czech Television reported quoting official results.

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