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Chancellor Sebastian Courge demanded the dismissal of this weekend, saying that as the party general secretary, he should take responsibility for the matter himself.

All the ministers of the Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) of Austria have resigned, which has caused turmoil in the government. According to the BBC report, Friedham Party President Heinz-Christian Stretch had to resign on this weekend after a video sting. The Stretch was also Vice-Chancellor.

Stretch was filmed giving a government contract to a girl considered to be a relative of Russia’s big businessman.

Chancellor Sebastian Courge demanded the dismissal of this weekend, saying that as the party general secretary, he should take responsibility for the matter himself.

The case surfaced on Friday when the 2017 video footage of the year was released in Germany’s media.Stretch resigned the next day and President of the Peoples Party (OVP) Courge said that new elections will be held.

Ministers of the resignees of the FPO include Minister of External Affairs, Defense Minister, Minister of Transport, Social Affairs. Half of the government’s ministers were with the FPO leaders.

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