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Former PM Bajnai: LMP's values have a place in the Together 2014 movement

 

Former prime minister Gordon Bajnai said on ATV that the Együtt 2014 (Together 2014) movement's task is to address voters without parties, he said there may come a time next spring for Together to hold talks with other opposition forces.  Bajnai said the LMP decision is not unequivocal, as the party had not been asked to join Together but to hold talks on joining it. He affirmed that his group will respect the LMP decision and continue to work to unite the forces seeking change.

There is no chance of any opposition party winning at least 2.5 million voters, Bajnai said, adding that a change of regime under existing election regulations is possible only by combining a broad range of forces.

The small opposition LMP party has scheduled to elect its new parliamentary group leader on Friday after Benedek Jávor resigned from the post. At a weekend congress, delegates voted against the party joining the electoral movement Together 2014, led by former prime minister Gordon Bajnai. The small opposition party however would be open to some form of cooperation with the movement. Jávor and two of his deputies, Tímea Szabó and Gergely Karácsony tendered their resignations on Sunday.

Source: MTI

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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