Austria: Spindelegger Replaces Fekter

People ♦ Published: December 13, 2013; 20:24 ♦ (Vindobona)

The designated cabinet members were presented to the public today. Maria Fekter will not be a cabinet member anymore.

Austria: Spindelegger Replaces Fekter / Picture: © Flickr / The Austrian Foreign Ministry

After two and a half months, the Austrian government stands. The two largest parties SPÖ and ÖVP have agreed to continue their coalition for five further years.

Werner Faymann (SPÖ) remains Chancellor, Deputy Chancellor Michael Spindelegger (ÖVP) switches from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Finance Ministry. Already in summer 2012, Spindelegger tried to replace…