RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol 2, No. 42, 3 March 1998
HUNGARY TO FURTHER EXAMINE DAM PROJECT. Hungarian Foreign Minister Laszlo
Kovacs told the parliament on 2 March that the cabinet will order further
examinations of the Slovak-Hungarian Danube hydropower project before it
approves the framework agreement signed in Bratislava last week (see
"RFE/RL Newsline," 2 March 1998). Since those examinations will take
months, it is unlikely that any agreements related to the project will be
signed with Slovakia before the May elections, Kovacs said. MS
HUNGARIAN OPPOSITION PARTY TO SUPPORT FAR-RIGHTISTS. The Christian
Democratic People's Party (KDNP) on 1 March announced that in some
electoral districts, it will support the candidates of the far-right
Hungarian Justice and Life Party, headed by Istvan Csurka. In one district,
the KDNP will back a candidate of the National Association for Hungary.
That party was set up last year by Agnes Nagy Maczo, who is well known for
her anti-Semitic views and who was expelled from the Smallholders' Party.
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