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German MPs to probe military’s use of ‘experts’

BERLIN: Opposition German lawmakers will launch a parliamentary probe into hundreds of millions of euros of contracts awarded by the military to outside consultants, an issue that has sparked a political firestorm in Germany.Wednesday’s move ratchets up pressure on Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen. Opposition lawmakers agreed to convene a special committee to investigate possible misconduct over the use of outside consultants after failing to get sufficient answers from the defence ministry. (Reuters)