Austria: Fekter Indicates Resignation

People ♦ Published: November 14, 2013; 16:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

Even before the general elections in September rumors were circling around about Finance Minister Maria Fekter’s withdawal from her position.

Austria: Fekter Indicates Resignation / Picture: © ÖVP Bundespartei / Jacob Glaser

At the Ecofin Council in Brussels today, Fekter, who is still in charge of Minister of Finance, announced not to be part of the new government any longer. On the question if this was her last participation in the Eurogroup she announced: “This could very well be. We will see. There is another group session in December. If the government is formed the Finance Minister will take part,…