“Democrats are obliged to cooperate in the fight against [Prime Minister Viktor] Orban’s regime, but not everyone thinks the same way about this cooperation,” Ferenc Gyurcsany, the leader of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), said in a speech assessing the past year on Saturday.

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