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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2010-06-11

Dutch election: who will the Liberals pick?

The Netherlands looks set to endure protracted coalition talks and a possible unstable government after Wednesday's elections. The Liberal VVD party has won a narrow majority. But with 24 seats, Geert Wilders and his populist anti-Islam Freedom Party are regarded as the real winners of the poll.

With our guests:

Toine MANDERS, Dutch MEP(Liberals and Democrats)


Judith MERKIES, Dutch MEP (Socialists and Democrats)


Sophia in 't VELD, Dutch MEP (Liberals and Democrats)


Philip EBELS, Dutch freelance journalist

  

Presented by Christophe Robeet

Prepared by Soumaya Benaïssa

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