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    The date of new presidential election in Austria is expected to be discussed with country's Chancellor Christian Kern on Tuesday, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Friday.

    VIENNA (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.

    "Next Tuesday, after discussions with Chancellor Kern and Vice-Chancellor [Reinhold Mitterlehner], I will propose such date of [new] election that would allow the citizens to participate in the voting," Sobotka told reporters.

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