Youngest Austrian Prime Minister Resigns after being investigated for suspected corruption
Sebastian Kurz, Primeสล็อต wallet เครดิตฟรีMinister of Austria resigned from office on Saturday (October 9), ending the government crisis After the coalition government said it was no longer fit to lead the country. As a result of which he was questioned on suspicion of corruption.
Movement by Kurz that deny wrongdoing Satisfied with the Green Coalition government calling for him to resign But he plans to remain head of the Austrian People's Party. and a senior member of the House of Representatives for the National Assembly A, where he can still influence government policy.
“So I would like to open the way to the dead end. To prevent chaos and create security,” Kurz said in a statement released to the press.
Kurz also said he had nominated Alexander Chalenberg as foreign minister. Under the party's support, President Alexander van der Bellen became prime minister in his place.
Werner Kogler, head of the Greens And the Deputy Prime Minister stated that he was satisfied with the proposal. That means Kurz has heirs to pull the coalition back from near-dissolution.
“I believe this is the right step for future government work,” Cogler said in a statement. He added that he had a constructive working relationship with Schallenberg.
Kurz, 35, a star among conservative politicians in Europe. and is famous for its harsh anti-immigration policies. Became one of Europe's youngest leaders at the age of 31, becoming Austria's chancellor in 2017. At the time, Cruz led a coalition government that held a handshake between the Austrian People's Party and the Independence Party.
Prosecutors said Wednesday that Kurz and nine others were under investigation for misconduct. corruption and bribery It is relevant on many levels.
It started in 2016 when Kurz wanted to become party leader. Prosecutors suspect the conservative-led Treasury pays for newspaper ads. in exchange for theatrical polls and good news reports for Kurz.