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Austria: Budget Contradiction Causes Irritation

Published: November 20, 2013; 17:25 · (Vindobona)

Opposition demands immediate resignation of Finance Minister Fekter.

Austria: Budget Contradiction Causes Irritation / Picture: © ÖVP Bundespartei / Jacob Glaser

The Austrian opposition criticized the contradictions in regard to the budget gap and demanded a full explanation why a budget gap of € 40bn decreased to € 18bn all of a sudden. The Austrian Greens, accused Fekter of “having lied to the public repeatedly” while the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) claimed the budget was downscaled and pressed for Finance Minister Maria Fekter’s…

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