On the verge of becoming Austria’s new chancellor, Sebastian Kurz will become Europe’s youngest leader and one of the toughest on immigration.

In an interview with the Financial Times, the 31-year-old said Europe’s refugee crisis brought people to Austria “who sometimes brought ideas that have no place in our country”. He said there are “people who reject our way of living, who are against equality between men and women.”

His demands include the effective defence of the EU’s external borde...


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