Europe migration crisis: Austria's Kurz building bridges?

What does Sebastian Kurz's ascent to the EU presidency mean when he is building metaphorical bridges with other EU leaders, but is doing so to restrict migration across a literal bridge to Germany?


    On Sunday, Austria takes over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union for the next six months.

    It means Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will temporarily lead an institution struggling to find a united front on migration.

    Kurz is pro-European but has taken a tough line on immigration in the past.

    So what direction will the bloc take with Austria at the helm?

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Oberndorf bei Salzburg.


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