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    Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on Friday thanked the country's Constitutional Court for "objective and transparent" decision to annul results of the May presidential elections.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the Constitutional Court ruled that the country should stage a rerun of the second round of the presidential election following a complaint by the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) about "irregularities and failures" during the vote counting.

    "I would like to thank the judges of the Constitutional Court. They have made a fast, objective and transparent decision," Kern told reporters.


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