François Hollande congratulates new Austrian president

Austria/presidential election – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 23 May 2016

The President warmly congratulates Mr Van der Bellen on his election as President of Austria and looks forward to cooperating with him.

He is also counting on the new Austrian chancellor, Mr Christian Kern, in order to continue and intensify his cooperation with Austria, bilaterally and in the European framework, so that Europe is increasingly able to take up the challenges it faces./.

Published on 25/05/2016

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