MINSK, 26 November (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko met with Chairman of the Hungarian Workers' Party Gyula Thurmer on 26 November, BelTA has learned.
Hungarian politician Gyula Thurmer has been leading the Hungarian Workers' Party since its establishment for over 30 years. Although the history of this political movement began in 1918 (when the left wing split off the Social Democratic Party of Hungary to form the Communist Party), it acquired its present form and ideology in the late 1980s.
The Hungarian Workers' Party is in strict opposition to most major parties in the country and adheres to the ideals of the socialist revolution.
In 2010, Gyula Thurmer visited Belarus as an international observer in the presidential election.