Alexander Schallenberg sworn in as chancellor of Austria
11 October 2021 | 2:15 pm
Alexander Schallenberg, 52, has been sworn in as chancellor of Austria. He replaces Sebastian Kurz, 35, who resigned over the weekend, bowing to critics following raids on his office and party.
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