In the Czech Republic voting in the second round for the president of the country was over today at 14:00 local time. Citizens chose between the current head of the republic Miloš Zeman and the scientist Jiří Dragos. This is reported by Reuters.
After counting 51.06% of the votes, it turned out that Zeman is in the lead. He was supported by 54.92% of voters; Dragos - by 45.07%. However, the situation may change. It is noted that five of the seven candidates who participated in the first round of the elections supported Dragos.
Milosh Zeman supports Russia and China, he took a tough position on immigration.
For his part, Jiří Dragos is a pro-European and pro-Euro-Atlantic candidate. In the immigration issue, he was not so categorical. Unlike his opponent, he noted that the Czech Republic should distinguish between economic migration and refugees in war conditions, and follow existing procedures in granting asylum.
As previously reported, according to the results of the first round, Milos Zeman was in the lead.