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Vienna — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday that there is a financial link between the man who killed 50 people in mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and the far-right Identitarian Movement in Austria. Hansjoerg Bacher, spokesperson for prosecutors in Graz, said Martin Sellner, head of the Identitarian Movement — which says it wants to preserve Europe’s identity — received €1,500 in early 2018 from a donor with the same name as the man charged with murder following the Christchurch attack. “We can now confirm there was financial support and so a link between the New Zealand attacker and the Identitarian Movement in Austria,” Kurz said. Sellner published a video on YouTube in which he said he had received a donation from the man and that police had raided his house over the possible links to the Christchurch attacker. In it, he said: “I’m not a member of a terrorist organisation. I have nothing to do with this man, other than that I passively re...

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