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RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol 2, No. 228, 25 November 1998
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HUNGARIAN CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ELECTS NEW CHAIR. The
Constitutional Court on 24 November elected Janos Nemeth as
its chairman and Andras Hollo as deputy chairman, Hungarian
media reported. Nemeth replaces Laszlo Solyom, whose term
expired. Between February 1990 and July 1997 he was chairman
of the National Election Committee. MSZ
ROMANIAN, HUNGARIAN CULTURAL MINISTERS SIGN PACTS. Hungarian
National Cultural Heritage Minister Jozsef Hamori and his
Romanian counterpart, Ion Caramitru, signed two framework
agreements in Bucharest on 24 November, Hungarian media
reported. One accord promotes bilateral cultural cooperation,
the other concerns the joint protection of monuments. The two
ministers agreed to develop concrete proposals on expanding
cooperation between their ministries until 2001. Hamori also
met with several representatives of the coalition Hungarian
Democratic Federation of Romania. MSZ
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