Dutch PM Mark Rutte did not visit dying mother due to Covid-19 restrictions

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Office of the PM says Rutte ‘complied with all directives’ and did not see his mother in the weeks before her death

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his dying mother in her final weeks because he obeyed coronavirus restrictions against visiting care homes, his office has said.

The news about Rutte emerged as Britain was gripped by a political row over allegations that the top aide to prime minister Boris Johnson broke Covid-19 rules to travel cross-country to stay on his parents’ estate.

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