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Holocaust: Dutch PM apologises over failure to protect Jews

BBC News Sunday, 26 January 2020
Mark Rutte is the first prime minister to acknowledge the Netherlands' role in persecuting Jews.
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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday (January 26) he was sorry for his country's role during the Holocaust and the lack of action against the persecution of Jews, becoming the first Dutch premier to make such an official apology.

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