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Gyurcsány to Botka: we shouldn‘t be afraid of a coalition

On a Democratic Coalition (DK) party meeting last Saturday the party head Mr. Ferenc Gyurcsány announced that he would initiate electoral cooperation with the Hungarian socialists (MSZP).

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Gyurcsány sent the message to the MSZP candidate for Prime Minister (PM) Mr. László Botka that they shouldn't be afraid of a future coalition. Mr. Gyurcsány is open to starting talks with Mr. Botka even this week. Mr. Gyurcsány said that they should start the 2018 election campaign striving for victory. But victory will only come if the majority of the parties of the democratic opposition decide to cooperate with each other trustworthily. The head of DK also said that the DK is on course for the best election result in its history, but he also underlined that it was not enough. He stood up for a new, democratic, European and civil government in Hungary. Neither Mr. Botka nor other leading socialist politicians commented on Mr. Gyurcsány's statements. The relationship between MSZP and DK is unlikely to be changed by telephone talks between their leaders.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 June 2017 05:48

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