Far-right Austrian interior minister fired: chancellor

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20 maj 2019, 18.48

Austria's hardline Interior Minister Herbert Kickl has been fired, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told a press conference on Monday, in the wake of a corruption scandal that has engulfed the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe).

"I have proposed the interior minister's firing to the president," Kurz said.