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Kurz bets on the Greens to negotiate a government coalition in Austria

The leader of the Austrian Popular Party (OeVP), Sebastian Kurz, announced Thursday that he will intensify the dialogue with the Greens to try to form a government coalition, after finishing the round of contacts with other potential political partners.

Kurz, who aspires to return to the head of government and park the crisis opened in May, needs to find a new ally with which to replace the ultra-right-wing Freedom Party (FPOe), with which he ruled in the last legislature and has lost Much of your support for the latest scandals.

The former Prime Minister has so far tried the Greens, the Social Democrats and the Neos liberal formation. “The focus is now on the talks with The Greens,” Kurz confirmed in statements to journalists, although he has made it clear that there is still no agreement.

Kurz bets on the Greens to negotiate a government coalition in Austria
Kurz bets on the Greens to negotiate a government coalition in Austria

“The question is whether it makes sense and if it is possible to start negotiations with a party with such different political positions,” he said. Kurz advocates tightening immigration policy and favoring companies, while environmental training is in favor of multiculturalism and adopting measures against climate change.

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