The civil protection bulletin of 24 May
The cops didn’t even need to ask Van der Bellen for general information, who immediately admitted the mistake. “I went out to eat for the first time after the blockade with two friends and my wife, we chatted and unfortunately lost track of time”, the President of the Republic justified himself. Who today reiterated: “I’m really sorry, it was a mistake”. Van der Bellen, unlike the Austrian Chancellor Kurz, has openly called for help “for the neighbors of the South”, including certainly Italy, hard hit by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Austria is one of the four EU countries that is pressing in Europe for a more “frugal” Recovery fund – a tool to push the recovery. Vienna, along with the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark, would like loans and non-repayments to be granted to countries brought to their knees by the Covid emergency.
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