Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Belgium Government Talks Collapse

Five months after elections, government negotiations to reform power-sharing between Belgium's six million Dutch-speaking Flemings and 4.5 million Francophones collapsed Wednesday, throwing the nation further into political crisis.
King Albert now has to take the next step which could include trying to form a government of national unity that would include the Socialists who lost badly in the June elections. WALL STREET JOURNAL

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