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Queen Beatrix to hold new round of coalition consultations

Published on : 4 September 2010 - 8:22pm | By RNW News Desk (Photo: ANP)
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It has been announced that Dutch head of state Queen Beatrix will hold fresh meetings early next week to discuss how coalition talks should proceed.

On Friday, attempts by the right-wing VVD and the Christian Democrats (CDA) to form a minority cabinet with the support of Geert Wilders' far-right Freedom Party (PVV) ended in failure.

On Monday morning Queen Beatrix will first receive her permanent advisers: Senate Speaker René van der Linden, Lower House Speaker Gerdi Verbeet and the Vice-President of the Council of State, Herman Tjeenk Willink.

On Monday evening the Queen will meet with the parliamentary party leaders of the VVD, Labour and the Christian Democrats.

On Tuesday morning she will have discussions with the parliamentary party leaders of the Socialist Party, the democrats of D66, the Green Left, the Christian Union, the conservative Calvinist SGP party and the Animal Rights Party.

Foreign media
The latest breakdown of the protracted coalition talks has attracted widespread interest in foreign media.

Austrian newspaper Krone, commenting on the ongoing coalition talks in the Netherlands and Belgium, speaks of "chaos in the West". Swiss daily Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) voices concern over "three months of paralysis following parliamentary elections in the Netherlands".

Geert Wilders
The NZZ says the breakdown was caused by the growing "abhorrence among Christian Democrats of Islam-hater Geert Wilders". On Friday, the populist politician withdrew his support for a minority cabinet comprising the conservative VVD and the Christian Democrats. The Swiss paper sees no way forward.

News in Belgium is dominated by its own coalition woes. But the Belang van Limburg finds consolation in the fact that Holland seems mired in its own morass. De Standaard concludes that "Mr Wilders demanded the impossible". The francophone La Libre Belgique tersely notes that the "formation of a liberal-conservative minority cabinet supported by the far-right has failed in the Netherlands."

Mark Rutte
Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports that negotiations were broken off by the "right-populist Geert Wilders". The paper comments that the "right-liberal Mark Rutte" now intends to write the government programme on his own and only then look for coalition partners.

Britain's Financial Times writes that Mr Wilders ended the talks in response to the growing unease among the Christian Democrats. It quotes at length from the letter written by "Christian Democrat intellectual" Ab Klink, which, it argues, marked the beginning of the end. 

French media cover in detail the breakdown of Belgium's coalition talks but make no mention of similar troubles north of Brussels.

 

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Discussion

Tony Ryals 4 November 2010 - 8:06pm

Paradoxically it was Geert Wilders himself who requested that Queen
Beatrix reward the suspect Dutch passenger Jasper Schuringa who was
conveniently aboard the Christmas flight 253 to Detroit and who
tackled the Nigerian ‘crotch bomber’ with a medal of some sort
although he prefers cash.One could actually come to believe based upon
the facts that both Geert Wilders and Queen Beatrice protect and give
aid and comfort to the very Israeli ’security’ company that allowed
9/11 to happen in the first place and led to the deaths of almost
3,000 in New York WTC on 9/11/01 and according to some,over 1,000,000
dead in Iraq and Afghanistan as a result of trying to pen all the
blame on Muslims in
Iraq and Afghanistan.
Both Geert Wilders as well as Queen Beatrix appear to have blood on their hands.

ICTS International at Schiphol,etc.,is run by Israeli government
connected money launderer(and mass murder suspect), Menachem
Atzmon,(convicted in Israel in the 1990’s for taking money from
Israeli government account and giving it to Netanyahu’s Likud Party)
who headquarters ICTS in the Netherlands but they bought Huntleigh
airport rent-a-cops with its Logan Airport Boston security contract by
incorporating in Senator and now U.S.Vice President (and
‘Catholic-Zionist’)Joe Biden’s state of Delaware and using the shares
to defraud investors,launder money and of course ‘accidentally’ allow
Menachem Atzmon to board their flights into the WTC in the first place
!And even though Menachem Atzmon was convicted of fraud in Israel he
runs your airport ’security’ in the Netherlands thanks to Queen
Beatrix,Geert Wilders and other corrupt Dutch politicians who protect
them !
Is the Netherlands really a country ? I think it’s either an Israeli
or Rothschild corporation.The Israeli ICTS International that controls
Schiphol Airport also ‘guarded’ Logan Airport,Boston as well as Newark
on 9/11 and also allowed Richard Reid ‘the shoe bomber’ to board an
American flight from DeGualle Airport shortly after that,(even though
they had allowed him to fly to Israel supposedly to visit Hamas prior
to
9/11/01)and more recently allowed the Islamic Nigerian ‘crotch
bomber’,(whose father is an Israeli arms dealer),to fly aboard flight
253 from Schiphol Airport to Detroit with his ‘crotch bomb’ on
Christmas 2009.Someone should call the police.

Passengers help foil attack on US-bound plane
26 Dec 2009 … A spokeswoman for police at the Schiphol airport in
Amsterdam declined comment about the … Jasper Schuringa subdued
alleged terrorist Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on Northwest Airlines 253
… Queen Beatrix – still impeccable after 30 years ….. Geert
Wilders’ Indonesian roots define his politics, …
cempaka-belanda.blogspot.com/…/passengers-help-foil-attack-on-us-bound.html

http://indymedia.us/en/2010/09/43248.shtml

WTC,9/11,ICTS International,NY Mosque:Netherlands Geert Wilders,Barack
Obama Declare 9/11 Official April Fools Day

What do Mansoor Ijaz,Barack Obama,Geert Wilders,NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg,
Asra Nomani,Judea Pearl all have in common besides opening their big
mouths again this
time re the construction pro or con of a ‘9/11 Mosque’ ? They all know
that the two planes
that hit Rudy Giuliani’s WTC and now Mayor Bloomberg’s ‘ground zer0′
on 9/11/01 were
under the ’security’ of ICTS International-Huntleigh owned(through
stock fraud) by felon Menachem
Atzmon and his fellow Shin Beit Israeli crime family.They allowed
Richard Reid the shoe bomber who
Daniel Pearl was investigating at the time of his beheading in
Pakistan to board an American Airlines
flight to the U.S.from DeGualle Airport France even though they knew
who he was having facilitated his
trip to Israel on El Al from Schiphol Airport Amsterdam pre 9/11!

David Berridge 6 September 2010 - 5:12pm / Canada

New elections will in all probability not double the votes for the PVV, as smaller parties across the board will lose ground to all the major players. The PVV will probably pick up some ground, but then will this be enough to counter what rival parties will gain? Then there is also the failure of Geert to be seen as someone "plays nice and gets along well with others", which will strengthen the hand against him when it comes to new coalition negociations. Unless the PVV win an outright majority, a vote for Geert will be friutless in forming a new government in the next parliament.

sandra v 6 September 2010 - 10:23am / Nederland

Time for new elections and we double PVV votes this time around!

David Berridge 5 September 2010 - 11:10pm / Canada

Although not all, but a solid majority of foreign press opinion puts Geert as the roadblock to a coalition government, this has to send the message home to the Dutch electorate, that Geert is not ideologically sweep through Europe. Pragmatism is still essential in national politics, leaving populism a far second in the world of realpolitik.

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