Czech PM says aide must quit after graft charges

PRAGUE, June 15 Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:27am EDT

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PRAGUE, June 15 (Reuters) - Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas said a close aide must leave her job as the head of his office after she was charged with corruption and abuse of power and taken into custody on Saturday.

Necas, under growing pressure to resign over the scandal, said in a statement he expected to meet his ruling coalition partners to discuss the political crisis after he returns from a scheduled foreign trip on Sunday.