Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe

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  • Friday, 10 May 2019

Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber attends a news conference after its department's watchdog investigation on his private meetings with FIFA President Gianni Infantino, in Bern, Switzerland May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

BERN (Reuters) - Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence.

The watchdog overseeing Swiss federal prosecutors has ordered a disciplinary investigation into Lauber over private meetings with the head of the global soccer body FIFA.

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