Sebastian Kurz

First trip to Brussels

Schallenberg will hold talks with the EU leadership in Brussels today.
With this visit, he wants to show that he is a "convinced European" and that he has a pro-European attitude.
In Brussels, he will meet with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, as well as EU Council President Charles Michel.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurs has Resigned

Austria's Conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigned on Saturday to save his coalition government from the brink of collapse, as the Greens' junior coalition partner put the request as the only possible condition for keeping the coalition after Kurz became the target of investigation on suspicion of corruption, reports Reuters.

Austria’s Kurz steps down as chancellor amid graft claims

Austria's Sebastian Kurz on Oct. 9 announced he was stepping down as chancellor following pressure on him to resign after he was implicated in a corruption scandal.

His announcement in a televised media statement caps a spectacular rise in politics and a tumultuous four years as chancellor, in which his government already collapsed once.

Hojs says Asselborn’s statement on Slovenia’s stance on Afghanistan inappropriate

Brussels – Slovenia does not support opening humanitarian corridors, said Interior Minister Aleš Hojs while in Brussels on Tuesday, adding no one wanted a repeat of the 2015 migration crisis. He considers Luxembourgian Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn’s statements criticising Slovenia’s stance on helping Afghanistan inappropriate.