Parties: Seehofer: compatibility of civil servant status and party examine

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Berlin (dpa) - Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has the compatibility of the duties of officials and a party membership to consider. "The test applies in general, for right-wing and left-wing radicals, regardless of the latest AFD decision of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution," said Seehofer the newspapers of the Funke media group. The official federation dbb pointed out that the legal situation was already clear. Civil servants must be neutral by law and independent of political and economic influences.

REF: https://www.zeit.de/news/2019-02/12/seehofer-vereinbarkeit-von-beamtenstatus-und-partei-pruefen-190212-99-958034

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