- 12 Mar 2014 8:00 AM
The Socialist Party backs the Transylvanian Hungarian community’s endeavours towards gaining autonomy and their struggle to use national symbols, István Ujhelyi told a news conference. There is no doubt that symbols may be freely displayed in an EU member state, Ujhelyi added.
Unlike ex-premier Ferenc Gyurcsány’s Democratic Coalition party, the Socialists will continue to support the fast-tracked citizenship for ethnic Hungarians. Ujhelyi said he had reservations concerning ethnic Hungarians’ option to cast a ballot by mail in the upcoming Hungarian general election.
He said loopholes for fake registering and voting by a civil organisation or a party in the name of a private individual were causes for concern.
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