New Democracy leader Mitsotakis congratulates Austria’s Kurz for election win

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis congratulated on Monday the winner of Sunday’s Austrian elections, Sebastian Kurz, saying that he was certain he would safeguard European values.

“I am certain that under your leadership, Austria will safeguard the European values that unite us and that you will be at the forefront in shaping European future for the benefit of our citizens,” he said in a letter.

Mitsotakis also wished him luck in forming a government and implementing the important reforms he pledged during the election campaign. He also said he looked forward to cooperating as members of the European People’s Party.