Former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder has filed a lawsuit against the country’s parliament, the Bundestag, demanding the restoration of the privileges of the former head of government revoked from him. He and his lawyer are sure that the deputies illegally deprived him of his office in the government. About it writes Welt.
In May it became knownthat the ruling coalition in the Bundestag decided to close the office of the 78-year-old Schroeder. The Budget Committee of the Parliament decided that the special security of the former chancellors will now be justified not by status, but by their fulfillment of real obligations, – tells D.W. At the same time, he was left with a pension and the right to use personal protection.