Austrian Government to Reshuffle?

People ♦ Published: August 29, 2012; 18:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

In the governing ÖVP, a power struggle is going on, insiders say. Rumours are not breaking up and are highly controversial. Finance Minister Maria Fekter may be replaced by Michael Spindelegger.

Austrian Government to Reshuffle? / Picture: © Wikipedia / World Economic Forum (Heinz Tesarek)

Austria may face another government reshuffle, insiders say. According to rumours, Vice Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Michael Spindelegger will replace Finance Minister Maria Fekter. Moreover, there are indications that the leader of ÖVP´s parliamentary group Karlheinz Kopf may replace the current Second President of Austria´s National Council Fritz Neugebauer. Fekter…