Survive Austria’s right-wing conservative government, this stress test? This is the Central question after the release of a video that brings the Vice-Chancellor and FPÖ-leader Heinz-Christian Strache in the highest distress. The Film has been playing the “mirror” and the “süddeutsche Zeitung” added. He shows how Strache in July 2017, a few months before the parliamentary elections, to be ready seemed to be to do with an alleged Russian Oligarch a Deal: you Support me, gets you in the case of a government participation of the FPÖ many public contracts.
in addition, it is clear from the Video, you should buy the supposedly very wealthy woman, the “Kronen Zeitung”, Austria’s highest-run news sheet, and then the FPÖ journalistically solid support. “Then let’s not 27, then we make 34”, says Strache with a view of the election result.
SPÖ: the greatest scandal of the Second Republic
The opposition social Democrats spoke of the “biggest political scandal of the Second Republic”. SPÖ Boss, Pamela Rendi-Wagner said: “It is time to bring this nightmare to an end. For the German Chancellor, Shortly, there is only one way: the way to The Federal President.” She added: “The Video shows everything, says everything, and it’s very insightful. The road to illiberal democracy – for some, apparently, a Synonym for kleptocracy – planned was a long one.”
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This is clearly a case, on 24. July 2017, shortly after the collapse of the previously ruling coalition of the SPÖ and the ÖVP, on the holiday island of Ibiza instead. Strache and the FPÖ-party leader Johann Gudenus act drunk. A fact that also the non-apologetic to the field lead. “Look, look, as soon as they (the Russian conversation partner, Anm.) the “Kronen Zeitung” takes over…once that is the case, we need to talk openly…Because we need to sit down together, have to say: So, as it is with us in the Krone, zack, zack, zack, three, four people that need to be pushed. Three, four people that need to be dumped,” says Strache.
so Far, the Austrian people’s party (ÖVP) and the Freedom party of Austria (FPÖ) had since her accession to the throne sought in December 2017, to create the impression of a harmonious partnership. However, in the past, there were multiple disagreements, but these were played down quickly. This anti-Semitic incidents in the FPÖ-environment, which criticised the Short an ardent supporter of Israel – last-ever-sharper included. Recently, there were tensions between Short-and Strache on the ratio of the FPÖ to the xenophobic Identity.
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To the controversial Video “the mirror wrote,” the woman had posed as a niece of one of the Russian oligarchs and said that she wanted to invest a quarter of a billion Euro in Austria. You have several times hinted that it could be black money. However, Strache and Gudenus had remained six hours at the Meeting to sit and have discussed investment opportunities in Austria.
Strache have, in the course of the meeting, which documented the recordings, the woman asked state gambling licenses in view, the “Süddeutsche Zeitung”. Not to be a concrete agreement, it has come to the end of the meeting, the FPÖ-page, but I promised to be more accommodating.