Austrian conservatives and Greens strike New Year’s coalition deal

/Austrian conservatives and Greens strike New Year’s coalition deal

Austrian conservatives and Greens strike New Year’s coalition deal

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz struck a coalition deal on Wednesday with the Greens to ensure his return to power and bring the left-wing party into government for the first time, three months after Kurz won a parliamentary election.The deal marks a swing left for Kurz, whose last coalition was with the far-right Freedom Party.It also means Austria will join fellow European Union member states Sweden and Finland in having the Greens in government, albeit in a junior role, at a time…

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