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Deputy PM Semjén Urges Transylvania Hungarians Outside Romania to Back RMDSZ in Election

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.12.04.

Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén on Friday urged Transylvanian Hungarians living outside Romania to support the ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party in Romania’s parliamentary elections this Sunday.

“It is not just those living in Romania who should vote but also the hundreds of thousands or millions in the diaspora,” the deputy PM in charge of Hungarian communities abroad, church policy and national and ethnic minorities said on social media on Friday.

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FM Szijjártó: Stronger RMDSZ Presence in Romania Parlt Would Help Bilateral Ties

Hungary’s relationship with Romania would benefit from the ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party increasing its presence in the Romanian parliament, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mureș) on Wednesday. At a joint press conference with RMDSZ leader Hunor Kelemen, Szijjártó said he was not in Transylvania to meddle in Romania’s internal affairs, noting that Hungary […]Continue reading

If members of the diaspora do not vote in large enough numbers, Hungarians may not be able to secure the level of representation they need in Bucharest, Semjén said.

Featured photo by Gergely Botár/PM’s Press Office