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Fiscal Treaty: Austrian Economy Satisfied, Opposition Criticizes

Published: March 2, 2012; 15:52 · (Vindobona)

After the signing of the EU fiscal treaty at the EU Summit today, reactions in Austria are very different. The largest opposition party FPÖ calls for a popular vote.

Fiscal Treaty: Austrian Economy Satisfied, Opposition Criticizes / Picture: © Flickr

The Austrian economy appreciates the signing of the EU fiscal treaty. By contrast, the opposition party FPÖ wants to hold a popular vote on the treaty. The two other opposition parties, the Greens and BZÖ, criticized the government. According to FPÖ´s chairman Heinz-Christian Strache, “every further extension of the permanent expropriation of European peoples must be prevented”.…

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