Schallenberg Doubles Down on Edtstadlers Statement about Putin

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: April 12, 2023; 23:45 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian Europe and Constitution Minister Karoline Edtstadler said yesterday that if Russian President Vladimir Putin comes to Austria, he will be arrested. Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg confirmed those statements today.

Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg Has Confirmed Constitution Minister Karoline Edtstadler about her Statement Regarding Vladimir Putin. / Picture: © Parlamentsdirektion / Johannes Zinner

After Minister for Europe Karoline Edtstadler, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has also confirmed that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be arrested "as a matter of course" if he entered Austria. "No one is above the law. All crimes must be fully investigated, there must be no impunity," a spokeswoman for the foreign minister said today,