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Austria´s Government: Old Turns into New

Published: December 12, 2013; 22:55 · (Vindobona)

The leaders of the old government, Chancellor Werner Faymann and Deputy Chancellor Michael Spindelegger, announced to form a new government.

Austria´s Government: Old Turns into New / Picture: © Flickr / Werner Faymann

At the elections at the end of September, the two governing parties SPÖ and ÖVP could keep a slight majority. Now, both parties will continue their co-operation and form a new government again. Despite their promises, there will be no structural reforms.

However, the two coalition parties published an overview of their program. In essence, there are no surprises.


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