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LMP's Széll refused to hold a common press conference after Sunday meeting of the opposition parties

The negotiation of the opposition parties, proposed by Ferenc Gyurcsány in his speech on the 15th of March was held on Sunday in the HQ of the Democratic Coalition.

The discussion lasted 1,5 hours, where the DK was represented by Ferenc Gyurcsány and Csaba Molnár, Gergely Karácsony and Gyula Molnár represented MSZP and Bernadett Szél and Péter Ungár were present as the representatives of LMP.  Jobbik decided not to participate. Bernadett Szél (LMP) refused to hold a common press conference after the discussion.  After the meeting, the representatives of LMP held a press conference separately in front of the building, where they repeated their reasons for why they refuse to cooperate with the democratic opposition parties. The stated main reason is that the participation of LMP in the negotiations still depends on the decision of Jobbik. As it is well-known, in 2014 LMP decided to run separately, resulting in Fidesz winning in 11 constituencies, which would have been won by the opposition parties in the case of a coordinated run.  It is the main reason why Fidesz won the two-thirds majority in 2014.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 19:54

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