Letter From Berlin German Foreign Minister Under Fire for Bringing Partner and Donors on Government Trips

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle faces accusations of blurring the lines between his office, party politics and his private life. He has taken his partner Michael Mronz, an entrepreneur, on an official trip to South America this week along with several former donors to his pro-business FDP party.
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Walking across the tarmac to the government jet: German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle with his partner Michael Mronz, en route to South America..

Walking across the tarmac to the government jet: German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle with his partner Michael Mronz, en route to South America..

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Photo Gallery: Westerwelle's Voyage to South America

Foto: Arno Burgi/ dpa