Austria’s Sebastian Kurz quits politics, Chancellor Schallenberg offers to resign

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Inside hours, his successor, Alexander Schallenberg, provided to resign, too. Schallenberg had been the international minister below Kurz and in October was sworn in to protect the coalition authorities. Critics of Kurz’s conservative ÖVP celebration presumed that he was nonetheless pulling the strings behind the scenes. The celebration is anticipated to pick a brand new chief who may additionally function chancellor.