BRUSSELS – No white smoke, again

Euractiv | Jan 14, 2020 at 8:29 AM
  • With 233 days since the federal elections, the King has extended the mission of the coalition talks informants, Georges-Louis Bouchez (MR) and Joachim Coens (CD&V), until 28 January.
  • The decision will give some parties the possibility to “further clarify their different positions”.
  • Over the weekend, the Conservative CD&V repeated its intentions of building a majority with the Flemish nationalist  N-VA, while the latter seemed to stretch out its hand towards the Socialists.