Vienna: SPÖ negotiates with the Greens

People ♦ Published: October 22, 2010; 15:12 ♦ (Vindobona)

There is no fixed coalition commitment as yet. However, all signs point to a red-green coalition in the federal capital.

Vienna: SPÖ negotiates with the Greens / Picture: ©

The SPÖ has been looking for a partner after the loss of absolute majority. So far, a coalition with the ÖVP has always been assumed. Now, Vienna mayor Häupl has announced that his party, after internal deliberations, prefers the red-green option. The decision is said to have been taken unanimously. In Austria, this would be a premiere, because there has never been a coalition of…