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Austrian Government Reshuffle has been Completed

Published: April 22, 2011; 13:00 · (Vindobona)

The resignation of Josef Pröll triggered a reshuffle in the ÖVP. Most of the positions have been filled by now.

Austrian Government Reshuffle has been Completed / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / My Friend [CC BY-SA 3.0 (]

This week was a turbulent one for Austrian domestic politics. After Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger took over the vice-chancellorship and the presidency of the ÖVP from Josef Pröll, further parts of the government team have been reshuffled.

The previous Minister for Interior Affairs,  Maria Fekter moved to the Ministry of Finance. She is followed by the Lower Austrian…

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