They want to stop being a stage prop for Orbán.
Most voters do not consider Botka’s resignation a game changer as the popularity of parties remain unchanged.
Fidesz and KDNP did not participate in formulating the agreement.
MSZP VP István Újhelyi has also announced he is resigning from his post in the party because of outside political influence on his party.
DK’s decision might be the final nail in the coffin of MSZP prime ministerial candidate László Botka’s plan for an electoral alliance including DK.
The Hungarian Progressive Movement aims to persuade left-wing opposition parties to select a joint prime ministerial candidate instead of Botka.