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Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announces resignation in Vienna

Source: Xinhua 2016-05-10 08:07:04
[Editor: Hou Qiang]
 

AUSTRIA-VIENNA-CHANCELLOR-FAYMANN-RESIGNATION

VIENNA, May 9, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann prepares to deliver a brief statement in Vienna, Austria, May 9, 2016. Faymann on Monday announced his resignation, the Chancellery confirmed with Xinhua. (Xinhua/Austria's Chancellery)

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VIENNA, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann on Monday surprisingly stepped down from his role as chancellor as well as chairman of his Social Democrats (SPO) party due to the lack of enough support within SPO.

Faymann said in a short statement following a meeting with SPO leaders in Vienna that Austria needs a new chancellor with the full backing of their party, and the government needs to make a new start with strength.

"I had the majority of the SPO behind me. But there are situations in life when the majority is not enough, because you need the support of the whole party", Faymann said.  Full story

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[Editor: Hou Qiang]
 
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann announces resignation in Vienna
                 Source: Xinhua | 2016-05-10 08:07:04 | Editor: Hou Qiang
 

AUSTRIA-VIENNA-CHANCELLOR-FAYMANN-RESIGNATION

VIENNA, May 9, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann prepares to deliver a brief statement in Vienna, Austria, May 9, 2016. Faymann on Monday announced his resignation, the Chancellery confirmed with Xinhua. (Xinhua/Austria's Chancellery)

Related:

Spotlight: Austrian Chancellor resigns following his party's debacle in presidential election

VIENNA, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann on Monday surprisingly stepped down from his role as chancellor as well as chairman of his Social Democrats (SPO) party due to the lack of enough support within SPO.

Faymann said in a short statement following a meeting with SPO leaders in Vienna that Austria needs a new chancellor with the full backing of their party, and the government needs to make a new start with strength.

"I had the majority of the SPO behind me. But there are situations in life when the majority is not enough, because you need the support of the whole party", Faymann said.  Full story

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