But the services of Minister De Block never had the masks tested. A good number of the masks may have been destroyed while they were still good. De Block never had the destroyed masks replaced with new ones. As a result, our country had to go to war against COVID-19 without sufficient weapons.
“It is what it is”, replies former minister De Block when “Pano” confronts her with this. “I would like to take my political responsibility, but not for the operational aspects. Not for all mistakes along the way. If I had to do that with three departments, I could also mop the barracks where other things are stored. ”