BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Following an inconclusive election that laid bare Belgium’s longrunning divisions, King Philippe has asked Foreign Minister Didier Reynders and former deputy Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte to look into the conditions required for forming a coalition government.
The king has met several party leaders since Sunday’s election, which failed to produce a majority. A surge in support for separatists in Dutch-speaking Flanders and a veer to the left in French-speaking Wallonia could make it harder than ever to weld together a national government from both sides of Belgium’s linguistic divide.
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The consultations this week are taking place before the palace designates the political leader with the best chance of...
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