Half of Walloon citizens want to be part of France

29th July 2008, Comments 0 comments

Forty-nine percent of Walloon citizens polled say they would not object to Wallonia becoming a part of France.

29 July 2008

BELGIUM – About 50 percent of Walloon citizens polled said they would not object to Wallonia becoming a part of France.

According to a poll carried out by the Francophone Belgian daily Le Soir and the French daily La Voix du Nord, 49 percent of Walloon citizens would not object to Wallonia being incorporated into France.

The same poll, conducted among some 1,500 people, shows that 60 percent of French respondents support the idea.

Twenty-three percent of Walloon respondents think that Belgium will really cease to exist, but 59 percent say Belgium will not disappear.

However, 93 percent of people polled think the political crisis in Belgium is serious.

[flandersnews.be / Expatica]

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