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on November 2, 2018 in World News

Austria’s Populist Leader On Migrant Pact Pullout: We are Only Committed to Our Own People

by Chris Tomlinson Populist Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz Christian Strache defended his country’s move to pull out of the UN migration pact saying he was only concerned with what is best for Austrians. The leader of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) said, “We are only responsible to our Austrian population as government officials. Austrian sovereignty has top priority for us, this must be preserved and protected,” Kronen Zeitung reports. Mr Strache added that the migration pact would also create a possibility that “people who are unlawfully coming to Austria are legally compliant.” “In the government’s program, we have promised to stop...

by Chris Tomlinson Populist Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz Christian Strache defended his country’s move to pull out of the UN migration pact saying he was only concerned with what is best for Austrians. The leader of the Austrian Freedom Party...

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