Coalition talks formally began Tuesday in Austria between center-right Austrian People’s Party (OVP) and Greens after elections in late September.

The first meeting was held with the participation of leading representatives from the parties.

Speaking in a joint news conference after the meeting, leader of OVP, Sebastian Kurz, said the parties have different approaches and after the talks the two parties would be able to form a coalition.

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