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Austria: Strache calls video 'a targeted political attack', resigns as Vice-Chancellor

Austria, Vienna
May 18, 2019 at 17:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned after footage emerged of him offering contracts for support in elections, speaking at a press conference in Vienna on Saturday.

A widely-circulated video shows Strache allegedly accepting support in the elections from a woman claiming to have Russian ties in exchange for public contracts in 2017.

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Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned after footage emerged of him offering contracts for support in elections, speaking at a press conference in Vienna on Saturday.

A widely-circulated video shows Strache allegedly accepting support in the elections from a woman claiming to have Russian ties in exchange for public contracts in 2017.

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