Reactions to election of new party leader mixed

Reactions to election of new party leader mixed

With the sudden resignation of conservative Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) leader Michael Spindelegger, the party wasted no time in electing Economics Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner to the position, leading to mixed reactions from the other parties, as well as comments from Austria's president.

People’s Party select Mitterlehner as leader

People’s Party select Mitterlehner as leader