"The last steps the Minister is making do not seem too professional to me," Onderka told CT. In this way he responded to the deposition of artistic directors, which provoked the displeasure of personalities of Czech culture. They wrote a petition to the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Jan Hamáček (ČSSD), asking Staňkov to resign.
Asked whether Staněk should be recalled, Onderka said he would first be heard by the CSSD leadership. "According to the last days of the Minister's behavior at the Ministry of Culture, I would seriously consider it," he said.
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But the CSSD chief Hamacek does not see any reason to appeal Stank. "We will certainly touch the situation on culture at the Bureau, but Mr. Staněk explained his steps and I consider it sufficient. I see no reason for further action, "Hamáček told Pravo. He said he now expects that a selection procedure will be announced for the post of director of the National Gallery, which will be led by an internationally respected commission.
“I also personally informed the CSSD Group, which also accepted my explanation. If both the state and the political board ask for explanation, I will also be happy to provide it to him, ”Staněk said on Sunday.
Babiš wants to meet with petition representatives. On his social network he wrote that Staněk assured him that he had serious reasons for the appeal. There must be a selection procedure for the new NG chief.