Austria’s new chancellor sought to assure critics that the country will remain “a stable democracy” and vowed to provide compensation quickly to Holocaust-era slave laborers. Presenting his government agenda to Parliament. Wolfgang Schuessel also called the international backlash against his coalition deal with the far-right Freedom Party of Jorg Haider “exaggerated.”
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