New Dutch coalition leaves hot potatoes to Parliament
Evert van Vlastuin, CNE.news
Nine months. That is how long it took to bring this new child to the world: a program of 50 pages from a coalition of four parties. The coalition is a multicoloured team from two liberal and two Christian parties. The real sensitive points have been left to the Second Chamber.
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