Austria's Green want to compete with TV chef Sarah Wiener in the European elections at the end of may. The 56-Year-old list to get a place, said the spokesman of the Austrian Green party, Werner Kogler, according to the Austrian news Agency APA on Sunday at a press conference in Vienna. Party Executive and the tips of the Green-land associations were behind Wieners candidacy.
Officially, the list will be awarded on may 16. March at the Federal party Convention of the Greens. Vienna justified its application according to the APA, that she wanted to help the "green values as a friend". She was a passionate supporter of the European values and is concerned about the rise of right-wing populist movements. The cook, the well-known restaurateur in Berlin, said that she was glad that the Green had you asked: "This is my cot, even if I have no party affiliation."
Confident, despite the high hurdle
To her role as a newcomer in the politics of Vienna said: "I'm excited and know I have a steep learning curve in front of me." In times of professional politicians were always stronger in the criticism, but it was important that people aufstünden from the civil society and the political responsibility of inheriting.
Wiener expressed himself confident that the EU-Parliament. In the APA report, however, it was highlighted that the Greens in Austria are required for two seats with a vote share of around nine percent, which is very unlikely. A Failure would be for Vienna, according to his own statement, but not a Problem. "This is not a Sarah-Wiener-personality number," she said. (nlu/afp)
Created: 17.02.2019, 18:32 PM