Archive for December 20th, 2007

Belgium’King, Albert II, asked Guy Verhosradt earlier this week to form an interim government. And he did.

The government of the Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, who lost the elections in June, can’t stay in office for more than three months. Then he will hand over power to Christian Democrats and Liberals, who won the elections in June. Together they won 81 of the 150 seats.

On Sunday the interim government will face a parliamentary vote of confidence. If it passes this vote, Mr Verhofstadt’s government will stay in office until March, 23, not longer.

Let’s hope this foretell the end of the crisis for Belgium.

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