Prime Minister Charles Michel stressed the importance of Belgium’s international commitments on Wednesday and said he had no intention of absenting himself from international meetings.
The New Flemish Alliance, N-VA, will not sign any energy pact that mandates the closure of nuclear plants by 2025, newspapers from the Mediahuis group reported on Friday.

“Today we are all Catalans!” N-VA says

Thursday, 07 December 2017 18:29
Belgium’s co-ruling New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) was present in the crowd of Catalans who demonstrated on Thursday in Brussels in favour of self-determination for Catalonia.
Former Prime Minister of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont said on Wednesday that he wanted to return “as quickly as possible” to Spain, but that he was the target of political prosecution by Madrid.
“I have no link with the Salafist branch of Islam; on the contrary, I always criticize radical or Salafist ideas and I fight against extremism and radicalism,” the imam of the Great Mosque of Brussels, Abdelhady Sewif, said in an interview with Knack magazine.

New party launched, aims to run in 2019

Thursday, 05 October 2017 16:10
Businessman Walter Feltrin and his wife, Barbara Dufour, announced on Thursday the official launch of a new political party, Oxygène, which aims to present candidates throughout Wallonia and Brussels at the legislative and regional elections in 2019.
Belgium's New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) party has called for dialogue on independence for Catalonia, the party said in a press release following Sunday’s referendum in the Spanish region.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Charles Michel condemned the violence surrounding the Catalan Independence referendum.
The Wallonia Region’s 2018 budget reflects a strong continuity between the choices of the current MR-cdH Government and those of its predecessor, the head of the Ecolo Party in the Walloon parliament, Stephane Hazée, said on Monday, one day after the end of budget deliberations on Sunday.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Charles Michel said the agreement on a share accounts tax “must and will be executed” according to the timescale he set out.