Mark Rutte retires after 13 years as Prime Minister of the Netherlands

The Hague, Jul 10 (BLAZETRENDS).- The acting Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, announced his withdrawal from politics on Monday, after the collapse of his fourth government due to differences over asylum policy, and announced that ” is no longer available” as head of the electoral list of the Popular Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).

“There has been speculation in recent days about my motives. The only answer is: the Netherlands, ”announced Rutte, who assured that he made this decision the day before, despite the fact that on Friday he assured” he still had the energy ”to lead a next cabinet.

The government of the Netherlands falls due to differences over the control of the asylum system

The liberal politician, who led four governments since 2010 and three of them had to resign before the end of the legislature, announced his withdrawal in a parliamentary speech prior to a debate on the reasons that led to the fall of the center-right coalition that governed Netherlands since January 2022.

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