Turkish foreign minister congratulates new Austrian counterpart
Cavusoglu calls Linhart to congratulate him on his appointment as Austria’s new foreign minister
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu Monday congratulated his Austrian counterpart Michael Linhart on his newly assumed office.
According to a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Cavusoglu held a phone call with Linhart to congratulate him on his appointment as Austria’s new foreign minister.
On Oct. 9, Sebastian Kurz stepped down as the Austrian chancellor amid a corruption probe.
Former Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg stepped down on Oct. 11 to be sworn in as the new the chancellor.
Linhart, a senior diplomat who was born in Turkey, replaced Schallenberg as the new foreign minister.