His resignation was due to corruption allegations against the government. He said that there are other important and beautiful things than politics.
Expert jury selects “Shadow Speaker” (The Austrian vocabulary for the year was “Chancellor in the Shadow”, Spanish. The word was lost in meaning just hours after its announcement. At the age of 35, the conservative Austrian Sebastian Kurz announced his complete withdrawal from politics and resigned as chairman of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP), the most powerful force in the parliament. He resigned in less than two months, his last role as shadow prime Minister.. He initially refused the role but finally accepted it.
The conservatives have been centered around him for the past four years. This is true regardless of whether it’s content or personal. Even what he said when leaving the prime minister’s post to “lean towards one side”, the situation hasn’t changed.“A new chapter has opened for me.”He assured media. He said that he had reviewed ten years worth of political activities and was grateful to his ministers and colleagues. He acknowledged that his positions and policies had caused recognition and rejection, which is a very important aspect of liberal democracy. “I must make so many decisions every single day that there are also mistakes.”
However, he promised that “the allegations against me were completely wrong.” With this, he wanted to resolve the scandal that blew up the major alliance with the Social Democratic Party in 2017 and forced the far-right party FPÖ two years later. He resigned from government following another corruption scandal. Austrian media reports that he has lost his enthusiasm for politics due to the allegations against him. This, coupled with the birth his son just a few days earlier, clearly shows that there is more to life.
“I look forward a lot to spending time with my family and enjoying the company of my son before I take on new assignments next year.” According to “Kronen-Zeitung”, Kurz was seduced by high-ranking positions in the private sector. It is also assumed that the current Minister of the Interior Karl Nehammer (Karl Nehammer) will assume the leadership of ÖVP. Kurz, along with his closest friends, resigned in October as head of government after the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was searched by anti-corruption agents.They are accused of trying to make sure they remain in power in both the party and stateIt is funded with public funds thanks to favorable media reports and rigged opinion surveys.
But, the coalition forces were slow to take any effective action. Therefore, the confinement and the serious political crisis behind the scenes show that the government’s failure to respond to the new wave is a disaster for Kurz. Kurz poses a significant risk to his party. This is especially true when the criminal charges against Kurz are not resolved. There will be much controversy surrounding the new prime minister candidate. Kurz is not a second-rate figure. Therefore, his departure was a heavy blow and also an opportunity for ÖVP.
The party is currently in a slump in opinion polls. It is unclear who will change this.Many feel that the former foreign minister polarized America. Now, the Conservative Party is expected back to a more diverse path. Although this may seem odd to many voters, it opens up new alliances and opportunities for the party. Austria’s political ending of Kurz was also a turning-point. In the four years since Kurz’s death, media attention and political competition has been too intense. Factual issues have been overlooked. We hope there will be more discussion. It is also clear that, although the attention of the world is still focused on the pandemics, the country must undertake far-reaching reforms.