Austria could be headed for a conservative - green ruling coalition.
Kurz's caretaker Cabinet sworn into office last week after his coalition with the far right fell apart has proven short-lived.
Austria's now former Vice Chancellor Strache had been gotten "drunk" before the sting operation, according to one Russian newspaper.
Austria will likely hold early elections in September as Chancellor Kurz broke up the ruling colaition with the far-right in
Austria already has a "burqa ban" for public places introduced in 2017.