Karl Nehammer, 49, succeeds Kurz as party chief and will lead the coalition government with the Greens. Nehammer said he planned to maintain the central law-and-order themes of Kurz’s two stints as chancellor since 2017. SLUMP IN SUPPORTNehammer will take over the current ruling coalition between his People’s Party (OVP) and the Greens. Nehammer said he was nominating party official Magnus Brunner as finance minister, while Schallenberg will return to his old job of foreign minister. Neither the OVP nor the Greens have an obvious interest in a snap election as opinion polls suggest both would lose seats.
Source: Ethiopian News December 03, 2021 21:27 UTC