Hungarian People's Party of Transylvania

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Hungarian People's Party of Transylvania
President T. Tibor Toró
Founded 2011 (2011)
Headquarters Cluj-Napoca
Ideology Regionalism
conservatism
federalism
International affiliation None
European affiliation European People's Party
Website
http://www.neppart.eu/
Politics of Romania
Political parties
Elections

The Hungarian People's Party of Transylvania[1] (Hungarian: Erdélyi Magyar Néppárt, EMNP; Romanian: Partidul Popular Maghiar din Transilvania, PPMT) is a political party of the Hungarian minority in Romania. It was founded in 2011.[2]

It positions itself as an alternative to the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, the largest party representing Romania's Hungarian minority. The party's aim is "to establish an own parliament and government in Transylvania" and supports the case Szekler autonomy in Szekely Land.[3] It also advocates territorial autonomy for Partium.[4][5] In June 2014 T. Tibor Toro made a proposal for the revision of the bilateral treaty between Romania and Hungary, which was signed in 1996: I think the basic treaty with Hungary should be amended to introduce a reference to the possibility of creating the legal framework of autonomy for national communities, specifically for Hungarians. [6]

This political organization is closely associated with the European MP László Tőkés, who was described by the president T. Tibor Toró as "the mentor of the party".[7]

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