Austria MUSLIM SETTLERS

AUSTRIA: NEW INTERIOR MINISTER PLANS TO ‘STAY TOUGH ON MIGRANTS’……

Nice words, but what do they really mean, and in comparison to what?

Austria’s new interior minister to stay tough on migrants

Austria's new interior minister to stay tough on migrants

CHRISTIAN BRUNA/EPA

Published: 11 Apr 2016 08:02 GMT+02:00

“This course will be continued, there’s no doubt about that,” Sobotka told a press conference in Vienna. The 60-year-old, who is a newcomer to national politics, said he did not want “any experiments”.

The pair will swap jobs later this month as part of a reshuffle within the conservative ÖVP party announced on Sunday evening.

Mikl-Leitner is set to take over Sobotka’s current position as acting regional governor in her home state of Lower Austria.

“In a few days I will leave the republic’s toughest job behind me and start the most beautiful role in Austria,” Mikl-Leitner said.

The 52-year-old, who took office in 2011, has been one of the key architects behind the country’s tough asylum-seeker policies, as Europe grapples with its worst migration crisis since World War II.

More here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *