Péter Márki-Zay thinks that boycotting the opening session of Parliament on Monday would have been an excellent opportunity for Hungary’s opposition parties to protest the lack of democracy and freedom of the press in the country, according to a video the former nominee for prime minister livestreamed on Sunday evening.
At the moment, only Ákos Hadházy will boycott Monday’s inaugural session of Parliament, while Momentum MPs will leave the room after taking the oath of office.
Although the opposition’s former nominee for prime minister did not name any names, he also had some sharp words in his nearly hour-and-a-half-long video for several parties he worked with in the campaign:
There are parties that haven’t uncovered any Fidesz corruption over the past four years. There are parties that only took part in the opposition campaign with hems and haws, who didn’t want to give money to it, didn’t want to give experts to it, only campaigned at ‘half-steam,’ who were perfectly satisfied with getting as many seats in Parliament as they could, and then get as much money as they could.
These parties (…) do not want to overthrow Viktor Orbán.
-stated Péter Márki-Zay. [Telex]