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Socialist leader of Debrecen to step down after defeat

The socialist leader of Debrecen, Imre Huszka, stepped down after a heavy by-election defeat.

The socialists and the Democratic Coalition could not agree on standing together. The relationship between the two parties has deteriorated and they decided not to join forces. The results were more than embarrassing for the left, which proved once again that if there is no cooperation Fidesz is unbeatable. Mr Ferenc Gyurcsány, leader of the Democratic Coalition felt himself vindicated in his opinion, and called on László Botka, the socialist leader, to give up making conditions and own up to the reality. However, in a statement MSZP tried to diminish the importance of the elections. It was clear that the viewponts did not come closer.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 20:36

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