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No, the Prime Minister of New South Wales (Australia) did not resign because she “admitted she accepted 10 million from Pfizer”

On October 7, 2021, posted on Facebook picture Which says: “The Australian Prime Minister admitted that he accepted 10 million from Pfizer to pay people to vaccinate! I just quit!!! Tell me I’m dreaming!! ». The comment is attached to a screenshot of an article from the news agency Reuters Titled ‘Australian NSW Prime Minister Resigns Over Corruption Investigation Amid Covid-19 Battle’

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Article by Reuters that appears in the respective image has been posted On October 1, 2021, it tells about his resignation announce (Who is the copy) on the same day from Gladys Berejiklian, Prime Minister of the Australian state of New South Wales after the Independent Anti-Corruption Commission (Icak) announced that he was investigating whether the policy was involved in conduct that “constitutes or involves a breach of public trust.”

how to read On the same ICAC website, the investigation called “Operation Keppel” covers a period from 2012 to 2018 and the goal is to understand whether Berejiklian “has engaged in conduct that constitutes or constitutes a breach of public confidence by exercising public functions in circumstances in which he was in a conflict situation.” interests between his public duties and his private interest “because of his personal relationship with the former deputy Daryl Maguire. The committee is examining public funding given to several community organizations in the town of Wagga Wagga, where Maguire was elected as a Member of Parliament. In August 2018, the deputy was then he quit After his involvement in another possible corruption case.

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No place in an article Reuters And nowhere in the ICAC’s written statement is there that Berejiklian would have resigned “having admitted accepting 10 million from Pfizer” to push people to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Gladys Berejiklian herself did not make this statement. Finally, as we have seen, the events investigated range from 2012 to 2018, and therefore have nothing to do with the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic.

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