"You can't make a horse to drink"
The Royal Mediator Johan Vande Lanotte has asked King Albert to relieve him of his task. The King is considering his answer. After seeing King Albert on Thursday the Royal Mediator made an announcement in the Senate saying that he was willing to continue as mediator as long as he believed he could make progress. As this was no longer the case he had asked King Albert to relieve him of his task.