Kurz to quit as Austrian chancellor amid corruption probe


Austrian prime minister Sebastian Kurz has announced that he will step down amid supplications of corruption speaking at a news conference cuts announced that he has proposed to Austria's president the foreign minister Alexander Sonnenberg become chancellor what we need now is stable condition so in order to resolve the stalemate I want to make way to prevent chaos and the social stability the move comes as he attempts to defuse the government crisis triggered by the prosecutor's announcement that he is the target of a corruption investigation S. and his associates are accused of using public money to pay for positive reports in the media as well as manipulating polls in order to secure his rise to the leadership of his party in the country however because he said he will become the head of his conservative Austrian people's party's parliamentary group remaining in a key position in the front line I'm Karen Thomas

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