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16 March 2020

“It is quite possible that we will soon be confronted with the limits of capacity in our care and research facilities.” The consequences of the corona pandemic can be felt in many areas. The N-VA, together with the other parties in the ruling coalition, has thus submitted an emergency decree to …

16 March 2020

An emergency cabinet with two times five ministers, including all the top political figures. That was the proposal for an emergency government on which N-VA chairman Bart De Wever had an agreement in principle with the PS. Until Paul Magnette torpedoed it on TV on Sunday. “Our advisors were writing …

13 March 2020

“We do fully realise that the measures taken are dramatic, but they are necessary. We have followed the measures that the scientists proposed in order to contain the coronavirus. And that’s the way it should be.” To contain the further spread of the coronavirus, the Prime Minister, the competent …

11 March 2020

“Flanders is in excellent financial shape.” Flemish Minister for Finance and Budget Matthias Diependaele reacted with satisfaction to the rating Flanders got from rating agency Fitch. Last weekend, Fitch published the AA rating of Flanders, a high rating with stable prospects. With it, Flanders has …

10 March 2020

“We are too dependent on third countries when it comes to life-saving drugs. Production on European soil is crucial.” MEP Geert Bourgeois is concerned about the supply of life-saving drugs. “The European Commission must develop a policy for the production of life-saving drugs in the European Union …

10 March 2020

“I welcome the ambition of the European Commission to develop a new industrial and SME strategy and to abolish obstacles that hold back the full potential of the internal market.” MEP and N-VA delegation leader Geert Bourgeois welcomes the industrial, SME and internal market strategy, but does …