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Fidesz Re-Elects Orbán As Party Leader

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Fidesz Re-Elects Orbán As Party Leader
The ruling Fidesz party re-elected Viktor Orbán as chairman at its 27th congress. Orbán, who has been the head of Fidesz since 2003 and previously led the party between 1993 and 2000, was re-elected in a unanimous vote by 1,358 delegates.

Katalin Novák, Gergely Gulyás, Gábor Kubatov and Szilárd Németh have been elected as deputy leaders of the party. Parliamentary leader Gergely Gulyás, party director Gábor Kubatov and parliament’s defence and law enforcement committee leader Szilárd Németh have retained their posts as deputy leaders of Fidesz.

Katalin Novák, state secretary for family, youth and international affairs at the human resources ministry, will replace as deputy party leader Ildikó Gáll Pelcz who has taken up the post of a member of the European Court of Auditors.

Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.

MTI photo: Koszticsák Szilárd