Politics in Austria – level 1

21-12-2017 07:00

Sebastian Kurz becomes Austria’s new chancellor. He is 31. He is the youngest European leader.

His party is the People’s Party. The People’s Party goes into coalition with the Freedom Party. Nazis started the Freedom Party in the 1950s.

Some people do not like this coalition. They protest. Around 6,000 people protest in Vienna. They say, ’Shame on you Sebastian’.

Difficult words: chancellor (the head of the government in Germany and Austria), party (a group of people which think same things and want to change a country), coalition (when two parties are the bosses of a country together).

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