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The Czech Republic’s leaders have chosen “Czechia” as the one-word alternative name of their country to make it easier for companies, politicians and sportsmen to use on products, name tags and jerseys.

The choice, agreed on Thursday evening by the president, prime minister, heads of parliament and foreign and defense ministers, must still win Cabinet approval before the Foreign Ministry can lodge the name with the United Nations and it becomes the country’s official short name.

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