Gyurcsány will not resign after leak of speech


Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány said on Monday again that he would not resign after the leak out on Sunday of a speech he made at a May 26 party meeting in which he said the government had lied before the election, made nothing to be proud of during its past term, and brought the country well beyond its possibilities.
In an interview on public television on Monday morning, Gyurcsány said he was glad his heated speech had been leaked. "It is not by chance that I am not promising any welfare measures in this campaign, but talk only of developments and reforms," Gyurcsány said, referring to the upcoming local elections on October 1. "Hungary must face the many years of its past and be guided out of this." "Main opposition Fidesz is still telling us that taxes must be cut, gas prices capped and incomes increased," Gyurcsány said. "They should understand that they are making a mistake by lying," he said.
Roughly 100 demonstrators were gathered in front of parliament on Kossuth tér on Monday morning demanding that Gyurcsány and the government resign. Police were lined up behind a barricade in riot gear. (Mti-Eco)
Lender Liquidity Increases Further Banking

Lender Liquidity Increases Further

Hungary Condemns Iranian Attack on Israel Int’l Relations

Hungary Condemns Iranian Attack on Israel

Home Rental Rates in Hungary Rise 11.7% in March Residential

Home Rental Rates in Hungary Rise 11.7% in March

Tribe Hotel Budapest Stadium Recognized at LIV Hospitality D... Hotels

Tribe Hotel Budapest Stadium Recognized at LIV Hospitality D...


Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.