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Timing of 'Ibiza video' not deliberate, Spiegel reporter says

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The publication of a damning covert video that has prompted the resignation of Austria's right-wing vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache one week before European parliamentary elections was not deliberate, Der Spiegel reporter Wolf Wiedmann-Schmidt tells DW. Time was needed to verify the authenticity of the almost seven-hour video.