Czech Social Democrat chief defies party call to resign
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech Social Democrat leader Bohuslav Sobotka refused to resign as party chairman on Sunday, defying calls from the rest of the party leadership to step down after a winning only a narrow election victory over the weekend.
Sobotka told reporters he would continue working for the party but the split complicates the Social Democrats' aim to build a ruling coalition and form a government.
(Reporting by Robert Muller; Writing by Jason Hovet; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)
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