BERLIN — Germany’s ruling coalition is seeking to strip the former chancellor of power Gerhard Schröder His office in the country’s parliament came in the face of growing criticism over his refusal to distance himself from Russian President Vladimir Putin and loosen his close ties with Russian energy.
Germany’s three ruling parties, including Mr Schröder’s own Social Democrats, plan to reassign the former chancellor’s staff in the House of Commons as he is no longer performing duties related to the premiership. his former prime minister, according to a budget committee document seen by The Wall Street Journal. .
https://www.wsj.com/articles/germany-moves-to-strip-former-chancellor-schroder-of-parliamentary-office-over-putin-ties-11652882783 Germany Moves to Strip Former Chancellor Schröder of Parliamentary Office Over Putin Ties