After striking a coalition deal that will significantly toughen Vienna’s stance on immigration and asylum seekers, the far-right nationalist Freedom party will control several powerful ministries when the new government is sworn in on December 18.

In a breakthrough for the Eurosceptic Freedom party, it will govern together with the centre-right People’s party of 31-year-old chancellor-elect Sebastian Kurz.

As reported by The Financial Times, the Freedom party will take control of the defen...


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