The new leaders of Austria were divided on sanctions against Russia

The leader won the parliamentary elections in Austria, the conservative people’s party Sebastian Kurz said that the new coalition government has no plans to change the sanctions policy against Russia. It is reported «German wave».

According to him, the issue of sanctions Vienna will adhere to the line of the European Union.

At the same time, the leader of the far-right freedom Party entered the ruling coalition, and Heinz-Christian strache admitted that he would like the lifting of sanctions against Russia.

He stressed that if the EU does not find a majority in support of that position, the Party of freedom prepared to take it.

Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen approved on December 16 the government coalition, which included the people’s party and the freedom Party. Chancellor of the country will be the 31-year-old Kurtz.

The EU leaders on December 14 unanimously supported the extension of sanctions against Russia over its aggression in Ukraine.




The new leaders of Austria were divided on sanctions against Russia 17.12.2017

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