Many political newcomers, voters and candidates, in Austria are excited about 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz. The foreign minister and chancellor candidate is promising to revitalize Vienna's fossilized political establishment.
Vienna wants answers after finding that an Austrian army colonel may have been passing information to the Russians. Foreign Minister Kneissl has summoned the Russian ambassador and canceled a trip to Russia.
Angry with Austria's archconservative and anti-immigrant government, leftists have called for weekly protests. But many young people in Vienna are hoping their millennial leader can make Austria great again.
In an exclusive interview with DW's Conflict Zone, Austrian Foreign Minister, Karin Kneissl, discussed migrants, the rule of law in Europe and Vienna’s relationship with Moscow.
Czech leader Andrej Babis said his country might follow the lead of Austria, the US, and Hungary. Meanwhile, the EU expressed its disappointment in Vienna for withdrawing after playing a key role in the negotiations.
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