Kelemen Hunor

UDMR chairman: Romanian society momentarily doesn't accept autonomy as solution to problem of minorities

Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor said on Friday, while presenting his report to the formation's 12th Congress, that he entertained no illusions that the autonomy project conceived after the previous congress would be accepted, because the Romanian society currently is unwilling to accept cultural autonomy as a solution to the problem of minorities.

Liberal co-chair Blaga proposes 10-year partnership with ethnic Hungarian party

National Liberal Party Co-Chair Vasile Blaga proposed a 10-year partnership to the Hungarian Democrat Union of Romania (UDMR) on Friday, in the opening of the ethnic Hungarian party's congress in Cluj-Napoca.

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Kelemen Hunor about 'Romania is EU's Islamic State' statement: We cannot agree with such portrayals

Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) chairman Kelemen Hunor in Miercurea Ciuc on Friday said that the Union cannot agree with the statement that "Romania is the EU's Islamic State" and that the problems the Hungarian community has must be solved in Romania.

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Kelemen Hunor for RFI: I believe in each person's innocence until final court decision

Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor said on Thursday that until a final court decision is issued, he believes in a person's innocence.

UDMR Chairman Kelemen Hunor
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Council of Union Representatives approves UDMR's pullout from government by majority vote

The Council of Union Representatives of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) this Saturday approved by a broad majority (with just three votes against and seven abstentions) the proposal that the Union should pull out of government. The initial proposal for this move had been made on November 27, in Cluj, by UDMR's Standing Council.

UDMR's Hunor: I will suggest we support investiture of new gov't

UDMR [the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania] Chairman, Kelemen Hunor, on Monday evening said that he sees no reason why the Union shouldn't vote for the investiture of the 4th Ponta Cabinet, although this does not mean the political party he leads will continue to vote for all of the government's projects.

Junior Partner Leaves Romania Govt Coalition, PM Vows to Carry On

UDMR ethnic Hungarian party, a junior partner in Romania's government coalition, has decided to leave it following the defeat of Social Democrat Prime Minister Victor Ponta in presidential elections.

Yet, Ponta's centre-left coalition will stay in power as its remaining members - the Social Democrats and two junior partners - together control 332 of the 579 seats in Parliament.

UDMR decides to exit government

Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor announced his formation will leave the government.

The decision was made in the northwestern city of Cluj-Napoca, by the UDMR Standing Council, after more than five hours of debates.

A final decision will be made by the Union Representatives Council (CRU) to take place on December 13.

PSD's Dragnea: UDMR continues to support governing coalition

Social Democrat Party (PSD) executive chairman Liviu Dragnea has stated on Monday that the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) continues to support the current governing coalition, fact confirmed by telephone by the chairman of the Union, Hunor Kelemen, to Prime Minister Victor Ponta.