Klara Dobrev (r) and Ferenc Gyurcsany – Photo: MTI

DK joins Party of European Socialists

The Democratic Coalition (DK) has joined the Party of European Socialists (PES), the party told MTI on Friday.

DK has been a member of the European parliamentary group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats for nine years and now it sees the time ripe for joining PES, the alliance of European left-wing parties, it said in a statement.

A Hungarian opposition party, the Democratic Coalition said that the congress of PES unanimously supported its application on Friday.

In line with the PES’s rules, DK will be an associate member for a year, and then become a full member.

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