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Czech Republic: See protesters EGG President Milos Zeman00:40

Czech Republic: See protesters EGG President Milos Zeman

Czech Republic, Prague
November 18, 2014 at 10:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters pelted Czech President Milos Zeman with eggs, tomatoes and sandwiches as he stood alongside the presidents of Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia in Prague on Monday. Bodyguards deployed umbrellas to protect Zeman from the projectiles.

The Czech leader was delivering a speech on Wenceslas Square to mark 25 years since the start of the so-called Velvet Revolution which led to the end of communist rule in Czechoslovakia. Protesters threw items of food at Zeman both on- and off-stage, also reportedly hitting several visiting heads of state.

Protesters booed the president and waved symbolic red cards to call for his resignation.

Czech Republic: See protesters EGG President Milos Zeman00:40
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Protesters pelted Czech President Milos Zeman with eggs, tomatoes and sandwiches as he stood alongside the presidents of Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia in Prague on Monday. Bodyguards deployed umbrellas to protect Zeman from the projectiles.

The Czech leader was delivering a speech on Wenceslas Square to mark 25 years since the start of the so-called Velvet Revolution which led to the end of communist rule in Czechoslovakia. Protesters threw items of food at Zeman both on- and off-stage, also reportedly hitting several visiting heads of state.

Protesters booed the president and waved symbolic red cards to call for his resignation.

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