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Austrian Chancellor congratulates Israel's new government

Austrian Chancellor congratulates Israel's new government

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz: Austria is committed to Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.Elad Benari, 14/06/2021 04:38
Austrian Chancellor thanks Netanyahu for COVID-19 warning

Austrian Chancellor thanks Netanyahu for COVID-19 warning

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz thanks PM Netanyahu for alerting him to the dangers of COVID-19, prompting him to take swift action.Elad Benari, 07/06/2021 05:14
Austrian chancellor: World looks at Israel with admiration

Austrian chancellor: World looks at Israel with admiration

PM meets with Austrian chancellor, Danish PM to discuss cooperation on production of second-generation coronavirus vaccines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 18:52
Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on COVID vaccine production

Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on COVID vaccine production

2 EU countries announce they will not rely on EU for vaccine production, to work with Israel for second-generation COVID vaccines.Gary Willig, 02/03/2021 19:37
Austrian Chancellor and Danish Prime Minister to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor and Danish Prime Minister to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor says the visit will focus on medical cooperation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2021 05:20
Austrian Chancellor speaks to Netanyahu about second COVID-19 wave

Austrian Chancellor speaks to Netanyahu about second COVID-19 wave

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he and Israeli PM "had a good call" on how to best cope with second wave of COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 15/11/2020 23:34
Israel and countries of the world join forces to fight Covid-19

Israel and countries of the world join forces to fight Covid-19

PM Netanyahu participated in video conference of world leaders hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.Yoni Kempinski, 10/11/2020 15:53
PM: We want 'industrial scale apparatus' for 'massive testing' and 'very quick tracking'

PM: We want 'industrial scale apparatus' for 'massive testing' and 'very quick tracking'

Netanyahu participates in videoconference of leaders hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz regarding coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2020 16:55
Netanyahu warns EU leaders of 'accordion effect' from reopening economy

Netanyahu warns EU leaders of 'accordion effect' from reopening economy

PM participates in video conference with leaders of European nations on handling of coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 19:40
Austria could ease lockdown measures starting next week

Austria could ease lockdown measures starting next week

Austrian Chancellor says coronavirus lockdown measures could be eased starting April 14.Elad Benari, 07/04/2020 06:24
Austrian Chancellor: We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu

Austrian Chancellor: We took coronavirus seriously thanks to Netanyahu

Austrian Chancellor in interview with Israeli TV: Conversation with Netnayahu caused us to take the coronavirus issue more seriously.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2020 04:16
Austrian Chancellor: Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus

Austrian Chancellor: Netanyahu convinced me to act against coronavirus

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says PM Netanyahu urged him to take preventive measures to combat COVID-19.Nitsan Keidar, 22/03/2020 06:24
Austria's Sebastian Kurz agrees to form coalition with Greens

Austria's Sebastian Kurz agrees to form coalition with Greens

Leader of Austria's Conservatives agrees to form a coalition government with the Greens after almost three months of negotiations.Ben Ariel, 02/01/2020 01:01
'Israel has every right to defend itself'

'Israel has every right to defend itself'

Former Austrian Chancellor expresses support for Israel amid rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 13/11/2019 05:56
Austrian conservative leader to win parliamentary election

Austrian conservative leader to win parliamentary election

Sebastian Kurz has in the past expressed support for Israel and vowed to combat anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 29/09/2019 19:39
Austria to grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims

Austria to grant citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims

Waving ban on dual citizenship and residency requirements, Austria to offer citizenship to descendants of refugees who fled Austria.AFP, 20/09/2019 11:05
'I'm convinced you will continue the fight against BDS'

'I'm convinced you will continue the fight against BDS'

Minister Gilad Erdan hosts former Austrian chancellor at the base of the Yamam counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Police.Ben Ariel, 11/07/2019 04:40
Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna

Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street defaced with swastikas.Ben Ariel, 23/05/2019 05:36
Austrian Chancellor condemns Rouhani's remarks on Israel

Austrian Chancellor condemns Rouhani's remarks on Israel

"Questioning Israel's right to exist is absolutely unacceptable," says Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.Elad Benari, 25/11/2018 01:53
Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same

Netanyahu: Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same

Israeli premier praises Austrian chancellor for confronting anti-Semitism, as Austria hosts conference on anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2018 14:42
Austrian Chancellor: We're fully committed to Israel's security

Austrian Chancellor: We're fully committed to Israel's security

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz condemns ongoing rocket attacks from Gaza, calls for violence to stop immediately.Elad Benari, 13/11/2018 05:05
Austrian Chancellor: Israel's security is our interest

Austrian Chancellor: Israel's security is our interest

Sebastian Kurz stresses his country's commitment to Israel's security, explains why embassy relocation is not on the agenda at the moment.Elad Benari, 14/10/2018 05:26
Meeting with Netanyahu 'excellent', Jews 'part of Austria'

Meeting with Netanyahu 'excellent', Jews 'part of Austria'

Kurz: 'Measures taken in Austria against anti-Semitism to ensure security of our Jewish community.'Mordechai Sones, 27/09/2018 10:39
Austrian Chancellor denounces calls for Israel's destruction

Austrian Chancellor denounces calls for Israel's destruction

Austrian Chancellor says during meeting with Iranian President that calling for Israel’s destruction is “absolutely unacceptable”.Elad Benari, 05/07/2018 06:14
'Austria is committed to Israel's security'

'Austria is committed to Israel's security'

Chancellor Kurz meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem, vows to fight anti-Semitism at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2018 14:44
Threats to Austrian chancellor over mosque closures

Threats to Austrian chancellor over mosque closures

Austrian government decision to close seven mosques, expel 60 imams leads to wave of death threats to Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.Mordechai Sones, 12/06/2018 12:12
Austria: We took too long to admit our role in Holocaust

Austria: We took too long to admit our role in Holocaust

Chancellor of Austria says his country waited too long to 'be honest' about its involvement 'as a perpetrator' in the Holocaust.David Rosenberg, 12/06/2018 10:14
Austrian chancellor arrives in Israel, visits Yad Vashem

Austrian chancellor arrives in Israel, visits Yad Vashem

Sebastian Kurz visits Western Wall, Yad Vashem Holocaust museum, signs agreement with museum opening access to Austrian archives.JTA, 10/06/2018 22:53
Austria to expel 40 imans, close 7 mosques

Austria to expel 40 imans, close 7 mosques

Mosques run by Turkish umbrella group to be shuttered in crackdown on 'political Islam' in Austria.'Gary Willig, 08/06/2018 10:33
Will Europe deploy soldiers to guard against African migration?

Will Europe deploy soldiers to guard against African migration?

Austrian Chancellor Kurz proposes to send European border guards to stop illegal migrants, send them back to their home countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2018 10:57
Austrian Chancellor to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor to visit Israel

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announces June visit to Israel, where he will meet Holocaust survivors.Ben Ariel, 07/05/2018 05:13
Austrian chancellor decries anti-Semitism

Austrian chancellor decries anti-Semitism

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz acknowledges his country’s “shame” at its Holocaust legacy.JTA, 15/03/2018 22:09
Report: Israel to abandon bid for UN Security Council seat

Report: Israel to abandon bid for UN Security Council seat

Israel reportedly ditches effort for first-ever spot on UN Security Council after seeing low likelihood of success.Tzvi Lev, 11/03/2018 16:46
Netanyahu meets Austrian Chancellor

Netanyahu meets Austrian Chancellor

Netanyahu says Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz promised to change his country's voting patterns at the UN.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/02/2018 21:29
Kurz says Austria bears 'responsibility' for Holocaust

Kurz says Austria bears 'responsibility' for Holocaust

Austrian Chancellor Kurz admits country's role in Holocaust, promises to fight anti-Semitism.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2018 00:02
'Punish author of anti-Semitic fraternity song'

'Punish author of anti-Semitic fraternity song'

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz urges punishment for authors of anti-Semitic poem that appeared in a fraternity’s songbook.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2018 05:44
New Austrian Chancellor vows to fight anti-Semitism

New Austrian Chancellor vows to fight anti-Semitism

New Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says his government will fight anti-Semitism in all its forms.Ben Ariel, 21/12/2017 05:16
Austrian election winner: 'Zero tolerance' for anti-Semitism

Austrian election winner: 'Zero tolerance' for anti-Semitism

Sebastian Kurz says he will demand a clear stance against anti-Semitism from potential coalition partners in government he's set to form.AFP, 17/10/2017 12:55
Netanyahu congratulates Austrian Chancellor-elect

Netanyahu congratulates Austrian Chancellor-elect

Netanyahu phone Austrian Chancellor-elect Sebastian Kurz, invites him to visit Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2017 04:42
Austria: A Europe Without Jews is Not Europe

Austria: A Europe Without Jews is Not Europe

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz joins in on calls in Europe for Jews to stay despite recent terrorist attacks.Ben Ariel, 17/02/2015 03:14