VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said on Thursday he will step down when his conservative People’s Party agrees on the next leader after Sebastian Kurz announced his resignation earlier in the day. day.
“I am convinced that both positions – head of government and leader of the Austrian party with the most votes – will soon be held by the same person again,” Schallenberg said in a statement. “Therefore, I will make my post as principal as soon as the relevant course has been established in the party.”
(Reporting by Francois Murphy; Editing by Mark Heinrich)
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