Belgium's new prime minister is Flemish liberal Alexander de Croo

Flemish liberal Alexander De Croo will be the new Belgian prime minister at the head of a seven-party government, he announced with his coalition partner Paul Magnette on Wednesday.”The federal government has been formed,” De Croo said at a press conference, while noting that the process had taken “long, too long.”The new government, he said, will have to win the population’s trust.”It is up to us to prove that we have our feet on the ground,” he said.De Croo will lead a coalition of seven: a hodgepodge of liberal, socialist and green parties from both parts of the country as well as the Flemi…

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