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Nationalist German party “Alternative for Germany” (ADH) will have to pay a fine of $ 402 900 euros due to the fact that two of its members in regional elections were allegedly sponsored from Switzerland. It is reported by the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Jörg Meuthen, the leader of the party, and Guido Reil, MP from the Federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, 2016 and 2017 allegedly received money from a Swiss advertising Agency Goal. Under the laws of Germany, politicians are unable to obtain financing from abroad, and now the party needs to repay its members means three times the volume.
The Board of ADH denies the allegations and considers them politically motivated members of the party allegedly stalking ahead of the elections to the European Parliament, which will be held in may 2019. Both politicians accused of breaking the law, is going to nominate his candidacy. Molten and Reil explained received from the Swiss company the money: according to them, this is compensation for the use of their photos.
“Alternative for Germany” is on the liberal-conservative, nationalist and euroskeptic positions. The greatest popularity she gained after she spoke out against the Islamization of Europe and mass immigration.
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