Top German politician warns far-right lawmakers over lack of masks

The president of Germany’s parliament on Friday “emphatically” called on lawmakers to observe coronavirus restrictions after a number of far-right politicians refused to do so.”This applies in particular to wearing a mouth and nose covering in all Bundestag properties,” veteran politician Wolfgang Schaueble told a parliamentary session.Disagreements about the efficacy of wearing masks were legitimate, he added, “but in a democracy you have to accept majority decisions.”The warning from the parliament’s president, who has the power to temporarily suspend lawmakers from sessions, followed a deci…

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