Belgian govt falls over language issues

23rd April 2010, Comments 0 comments

Yves LeTerme, Belgium’s prime minister, has handed his resignation to King Albert after the Flemish liberal Party, VLD, withdrew from LeTerme’s coalition government in a long-running dispute about the rights of French-speakers in Dutch-speaking areas. The resignation, which has reportedly not yet been accepted by the king, follows an emergency cabinet meeting Thursday evening. Links to ...

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