Dismissed German counterintelligence was fired again in a month


Hans-Georg Maaserot: Stephanie Pilick / dpa / AP

Who lost the post of head of Federal service for the protection of the German Constitution (responsible for counterintelligence in Germany), Hans-Georg Maassen was fired and new positions in the interior Ministry. About it writes BBC News.

It is reported that Maasina removed from the next post because of a speech in which he criticized the government party. According to the interior Minister of Germany Horst Seehofer, he asked to send the official to resign.

The Minister pointed out that the words Macena made it impossible to trust. “I consider it unacceptable to talk about “radical left” elements in the ranks of the Social democratic party (SPD); the policy in the field of security and migration as “naive” and “left” also crosses a certain line,” he explained.

What exactly is said in his speech, Maassen, was not reported, however, obtained by journalists of the document, he criticized the SPD, a member of the ruling coalition, and accused her of harboring left-wing forces.

Maasen with the scandal dismissed in counterintelligence in September from-for suspicions in support of the far right. The occasion was an interview in which he said that the Agency has no reliable information about the persecution of foreigners, right-wing radicals in the Saxon town of Chemnitz. He was also accused of illegal transfer of data right populist party “Alternative for Germany”. In MIA he had to work on the post of the state Secretary.

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