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"Members of the SDĽ [reformed communist party] should ask themselves which political interests they are serving [with a proposed bill banning membership in more than one party]. Only the courts can ban membership in a party, not parliament."

Lászlo Nagy, an MP for the Hungarian Coalition party of government, during a debate on the SDĽ bill June 21. The bill was approved on first reading.




"Parliament should propose the prosecution of Mr. Nagy for spreading political prostitution."

Jozef Gajdoš, a member of the opposition HZDS party, which also had a bill banning dual membership passed in first reading June 21.


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