Kingdom of Belgium

Koninkrijk België (Dutch)

Royaume de Belgique (French)

Königreich Belgien (German)

Note: In the regularly scheduled elections for the House of Representatives on June 10, 2007, the electoral coalition of the Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V) party and the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) won 30 seats, followed by the Reformist Movement (MR), 23; the Socialist Party, 20; the Flemish Liberals and Democrats (VLD), running under the banner of “Open VLD,” 18; the Flemish Interest, 17; the electoral alliance of the Socialist Party-Differently and SPIRIT, 14; the electoral alliance of the ECOLO and the Green!, 12 (ECOLO, 8; Green!, 4); the Democratic Humanist Center, 10; and others, 6. Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt of the VLD resigned on June 11, but he was asked by King Albert II to ...

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