On July 21, the leader of the Flemish rightwing N-VA party, Bart De Wever, argued for the reunification of Flanders and the Netherlands. While the idea still seems unthinkable today, that could soon change, he said. “A confederation of the Low Countries could be a reality the day after tomorrow. If I could die as a Southern Dutchman, I would die happier than as a Belgian,” De Wever said. This infographic will remind you of various reunification movements across Europe.
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Belgium has joined the list of countries that are rebelling against their elected leadership.
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