New Belgian premier calls on opposition to cooperate after stalemate

Belgium’s new Prime Minister Alexander De Croo on Saturday called on the opposition to overcome its disagreements and work together to bring the country forward, news agency Belga reported.The Flemish liberal’s coalition took its oath on Thursday – one day after seven parties agreed on a new government 16 months after elections. “I don’t think that the opposition is so far removed from our goals,” De Croo said, according to the report.One of the top priorities for the new government is to combat the Covid-19 crisis and revitalize the Belgian economy after a nationwide lockdown to contain the s…

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