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Politicians Talk – Monday 31/10/2022

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. BLOOMBERG (US)

Czech Billionaire Ex-Premier Babis Says He’ll Run for President

Former Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, the leader of the country’s most popular party, said he’ll run in the January presidential election.

. ANSA (ITALY)

Doctors suspended over COVID jabs to get OK to return

Health Minister Orazio Schillaci said in a statement on Friday that the government was set approve a measure allowing doctors and other health workers suspended for failing to get vaccinated for COVID-19 to return to work before the end of their suspensions.

. SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST (CHINA)

China-US relations: Wang Yi, Blinken discuss how to manage rivalry

The United States’ top diplomat Antony Blinken and China’s foreign minister Wang Yi discussed the need to manage the increasing rivalry between their two nations, in a call on Monday.

. REUTERS (UK)

Brazilian leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva narrowly defeated President Jair Bolsonaro in a runoff election. “So far, Bolsonaro has not called me to recognize my victory, and I don’t know if he will call or if he will recognize my victory,” Lula told tens of thousands of jubilant supporters celebrating his win on Sao Paulo’s Paulista Ave.