Prime Minister Rutte tenders government’s resignation

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has tendered to His Majesty the King the resignation of all ministers and state secretaries. The King has considered the resignation and asked that the prime minister, ministers and state secretaries continue to carry out the duties they consider necessary to the interests of the Kingdom in a caretaker capacity.

On Saturday 8 July the King will receive Mr Rutte at Huis ten Bosch Palace to discuss the government’s resignation.

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