In the night of may 24 in Vienna, the patrol discovered that the President of Austria Alexander van der Bellen is located near the restaurant at the time when he should be closed due to the coronavirus. This writes Kurier.
Van der Bellen and his wife Doris after midnight, continued to be “with the last glass of wine” near an Italian restaurant when the establishment was curfew.
According to the newspaper, the restaurant was already closed, and the couple paid the bill and remained in the garden nearby.
For violation of curfew in Vienna, the restaurant can be fined €30 thousand, said Kurier.
Twitter van der Bellen called their behavior a mistake.
“I went out to eat for the first time after he was locked with two friends and my wife. We then chatted and, unfortunately, lost track of time. I’m sorry It was a mistake,” wrote the President.
He also said that pay the fine, if it’ll write to the owner of the restaurant.
(2/2) Und er fügt hinzu: “Sollte dem Wirt ein Schaden daraus erwachsen, dafür werde ich gerade stehen.”https://t.co/956rKviEl0
— A. Van der Bellen (@vanderbellen) May 24, 2020