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And now the People's Party for some years has been the strongest promoter of entering NATO.
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Because the vision of Europe is to have the different views of European states - different states with different ambitions and different identities.
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Because, as you must know, we have had a rigid political structure in Austria - since 1945 only two parties have divided all the power between themselves.
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But Hungary, for instance, is well prepared. I think Hungary could enter the E.U. within two or three years.
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But if someone comes here and analyzes the structure and doings of my party over many years, everybody would agree with us and say it is a normal, pure democratic movement, nothing else.
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But if you look at the unemployment rate of the foreigners, you will see it is twice as high as the Austrian unemployment rate.
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But there is a need to develop a cooperative security system for Europe, together with the partners in the Atlantic partnership and that can only be NATO. That's the only organization that really exists.
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But unofficially it is not true because we have a retirement system in which people retire earlier than in other countries - 55 or 56 years old - that's too early.
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But we know that we have to keep in mind this dark period of Austrian history.
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But, clearly, we have victims and perpetrators. We were sitting on both sides. We have to have an open discussion on all of these questions because the new generation, the young people, are open to discussing the past because they don't feel personally responsible for it.
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For a long period after the end of World War II the two predominant political parties - the Socialist Party and the People's Party - tried to reduce responsibility for the past.
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From 16 European countries, I think 13 now are governed by socialists and it is clear that they used this power.
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I am happy that we have managed to form a coalition government after 30 years of having the socialist party at the top.
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I expected a wave of protest if the Freedom Party entered government.
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I gave a speech on Nov. 12 last year and made it clear in this speech that I have made some mistakes in the past and that I regret this and that I apologize for having wounded people by doing this.
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I had to fight for 20 years against this political system and against international problems, always explaining myself, always having to make clear that the Freedom Party is not comparable with other radical or xenophobic movements.
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I have made it clear that the Freedom Party has a clear distance to all ideas like nationalism, National Socialism and so on.
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I think we have a strong tradition in Austria of forming majority governments and the Federal President made it clear at the beginning of the negotiation process that he wants to have a government with the broad support of the Austrian parliament.
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I think you can only be a good European if you are a good Austrian, or whatever country you come from.
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If I named the Freedom Party the Socialist Party, we wouldn't have any problems. We would be a leftist movement.
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If we had supported a minority government of the socialist party I am sure we would not have had this international conflict. The socialists have organized resistance against this new government.
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If you compare our program with that of Tony Blair for instance, you must charge him with right-wing policies because we have a lot of similarities.
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If you open up the labor market, having such a big gap in income, I think it encourages social conflict and will bring some job losses in Austria.
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In the future, the people have to work longer and this will be a problem for the labor market.
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It is normal that an Austrian government has to keep an eye on Austrian interests.
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It was always clear to me that there would be a broad resistance and a broad debate about whether we should enter the government.
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Meanwhile, you have problems in Germany. They have social conflict, fire bombs in asylum homes. Nothing like that happened in Austria because of the fact that the Freedom Party discussed the problem and tried to find a solution to it.
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Officially we have a low unemployment rate, that is true.
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On a European level they will see that they need us because they have to take unanimous decisions.
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We agreed with the People's Party in the program for the new government, first to integrate the foreigners living in Austria before opening the border and accepting additional immigrants.
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We always said it's not possible to enlarge the E.U. toward the east before having a solution to the labor market problem. It takes time.
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We are a young movement - 35% of our voters are young people between 19 and 30 years - they want to look to the future and not to look back.
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We are criticized because of our position on the enlargement of the European Union. But now the others take the same position.
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We are in front of the others because we have the ideas, we make the proposals, we have new and refreshing activities.
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We are surrounded by potential new members of the E.U. and these members want to integrate and open up the labor market as soon as possible because there is a big gap between the income of the people in the new countries and the income of the labor forces in Europe, especially in Austria.
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We can show the international community that we are a pure democratic movement, that we have fresh ideas, that we are not a part of this old, corrupt system.
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We have a lot of people here who have no jobs, we have to provide jobs for them and try to integrate them. It's part of our integration program. By training, giving them new chances, improving their qualifications.
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We have jobs for people with low qualifications to a certain extent.
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We have the longest common border with the new candidates: the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, potentially Croatia.
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We have the so-called family fund in Austria and this will have a surplus in the next years and we will use the surplus for specific initiatives for the family.
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We have to discuss what the future will be - if we open the border or keep restrictions.
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We have to do all we can to ensure and to strengthen our democracy, and to prevent a return to such a bad period as we had.
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We have to fulfill the Schengen Treaty, meaning there is no difference between what is done among all E.U. states.
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We have to show to the international community as well as to the Austrian people that we are able to govern, that we have good ideas, good programs and good people who are able to govern and to fulfill the initiatives of our program.
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We were the first party in Austria to make clear that the future would be NATO membership for Austria.
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When the Iron Curtain fell, the Freedom Party started a discussion saying that we couldn't take all people from all over the world.
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You have to keep your identity - we have our own culture, our own music, our own language.
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You must know that our main problem in the future will not be immigration - it will be the enlargement of the E.U.
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You take older people out of the labor market as soon as possible, but it's too expensive and we cannot afford it.
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