"the Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz has broken with the regeringskollegan, the nationalist party of FREEDOM and early elections to the parliament may be held in september. "
"This after the revelation that the FPÖ's party leaders discussed the investments along with a woman who pretended to be a relative of a Russian oligarch. "
"– this is not only a major political scandal, it also has a clear security policy dimensions. We have a far-right party in government that doesn't seem to make up with the forces outside the EU, " says minister for EU affairs Hans Dahlgren. "
"After that, German newspapers Der Spiegel and the Süddeutsche Zeitung published a video from 2017, where Heinz-Christian Strache discuss the investment together with a Russian woman who claims to be the daughter of an oligarch during a wet evening on the Ibiza has the party leader been forced to resign. "
"on Saturday, he did penance during a press conference and said that he repents, but he has not done anything illegal."
"”Ibiza-the deal” has received the austrian cooperation between governments to collapse. The FPÖ, freedom party, founded in 1955 by former nazis and formed after the parliamentary elections in 2017, where they became the third largest party, the government, together with the conservative people's party, ÖVP. "
"Norbert Hofer, former presidential candidate and now minister of transport could replace Strache, the head of the outgoing party leader on Saturday. "
"Now the details of a new election started to be discussed. Purely legally it can be done already in the summer, says the election authority told Reuters. But more likely is that it will be the first of september."
"Sebastian Kurz, who had talks with president Alexander Van der Table says during a press briefing on Sunday that the president's wish that the election is held at the beginning of september. "
"at the same time, he says that the election is not something that he desires but that it is necessary, reports Reuters. "
"the EU minister: ”potential Security risk”"
"the Scandal has attracted attention far beyond Austria's borders. EU minister Hans Dahlgren (S), believes that this shows the danger of releasing right-wing parties to power."
" What we have seen is a vice chancellor, a leader who sits and negotiates with what is reported to be a Russian oligarch and how the oligarch would be able to take over and control one of Austria's largest newspapers in exchange for sole procurement from the austrian state. "
"– this is not only a major political scandal, it also has a clear security policy dimensions. We have a far-right party in government that doesn't seem to make up with the forces outside the EU who want to influence our debate and our position – it is a security risk and shows vådan to drop, until the right-wing parties to this kind of influence, " says Dahlgren. "