May 5, 2014 / 7:59 AM / 4 years ago

Hungarian president asks PM Orban to form new government

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian President Janos Ader has asked Prime Minister Viktor Orban to form a new government after Orban’s ruling Fidesz party won two-thirds of seats in a parliamentary election last month, the state news agency MTI reported on Monday.

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses a news conference after parliamentary elections in Budapest April 7, 2014. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Parliament will hold its inaugural session on Tuesday and Orban is expected to announce his new government by the end of May.

Reporting by Gergely Szakacs; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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