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Belgium

Kingdom of Belgium

Koninkrijk België (Dutch)

Royaume de Belgique (French)

Königreich Belgien (German)

Note: On November 24, 2009, Yves LETERME (Christian Democratic and Flemish) was appointed prime minister after Herman VAN ROMPUY (Christian Democratic and Flemish) became president of the European Council. On April 26, 2010, the king accepted Leterme’s resignation after the Flemish Liberals and Democrats party withdrew from the coalition government in a dispute over the country’s electoral law. New elections were scheduled for June 2010.

Note: On November 25, 2009, King Albert accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy, who had earlier been selected to be the first permanent president of the European Council. The king appointed former prime minister Yves Leterme of the Christian Democratic and Flemish party as prime minister on the same ...

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