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Czech parliament dissolves itself to end political crisis in early elections

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The empty seats of Czech parliament’s lower house.

Czech members of parliament have passed the decision to dissolve parliament after a government of technocrats was opposed by the main political parties and resigned last week.

New elections might end months of political turmoil after Prime Minister Petr Necas’s government resigned in June amid a bribery scandal.

The proposal to dissolve parliament was submitted by the three main parties and gained the support of 140 legislators in the 200-seat lower house of parliament, BBC reports.

Early elections are expected to be held in October.

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