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Corona: FDP campaign team without a mask on the bus

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Well, isn’t something missing?

The Secretary General of the FDP NRW, Moritz Krömer, shared a photo from the FDP campaign bus on his Twitter account on Saturday. You can see: The bus is fully occupied – and none of the poll workers photographed is wearing a mask to protect against Corona.

Spicy: The FDP decided in the federal government to extend the mask requirement in long-distance transport into winter – even with FFP2 requirement! FDP Justice Minister Marco Buschmann (45) personally agreed on this with Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (59, SPD) on August 23.

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In Lower Saxony, which the FDP campaigners traveled to, the mask requirement on public buses and trains is still in force – a violation costs at least a whopping 100 euros. In North Rhine-Westphalia, where the campaigners traveled from, it is even up to 150 euros for each mask violation!

Raphael Landua, the political director of the FDP-NRW, defends himself, telling BILD: “This is a trip organized by the FDP state association NRW in a means of transport that is not publicly accessible, so according to the current Corona Protection Ordinance there is no obligation to wear a mask. ”

Many Twitter users saw things differently, criticizing the mask-free ride.

Most recently, Chancellor Olaf Scholz (64, SPD) and Economics Minister Robert Habeck (52, Greens) ensured mask Zoff: Both flew to Canada with journalists on the government plane in August – also without masks, although there was still a mask requirement at the time. Scholz and Habeck were also not aware of any guilt. A government spokesman said at the time that there was no mask requirement on government planes. In addition, all passengers would have done a PCR test no more than 24 hours before departure. “This ensures a high level of protection.”

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After all: The mask requirement in airplanes has not officially existed since the beginning of October.

Source: Asia Times

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