The Chancellor of Austria announced his resignation

Federal Chancellor of Austria Werner Faymann

Federal Chancellor of Austria Werner Faymann will leave the post of Prime Minister. Also he will leave the post of Chairman of the Social democratic party of Austria (SDHP). He stated this on Monday, reports the Austria Press Agency.

The decision was taken after consultations and meetings with the regional leaders of the party. His decision Faymann explained the lack of support of the course he is conducting.

The post of Prime Minister Faymann has held since 2008.