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What EU policy under Austria’s new right-wing government?

As Austria's new government takes office, Open Europe's Leopold Traugott delves into the coalition agreement to explain what we can expect in terms of EU policy.

The coalition of the centre-right People’s Party (OVP) and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) has already caused outcry in foreign capitals.  Fears are running high that under its new government Austria may block further integration and, in the worst case, gradually align itself with the governments in Poland and Hungary who are increasingly at loggerheads with Brussels.

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