Belgium agrees on government nearly two years after previous one fell

Flemish Liberal Alexander De Croo sworn in as PM as country passes milestone of 10,000 Covid deaths

Belgium’s warring political parties have agreed to form a government nearly two years after the previous one collapsed, as the country passed the grim milestone of 10,000 deaths from coronavirus.

The deal, only finalised in the early hours of Wednesday , ends 652 days of caretaker and minority governments, since the fall of the previous administration in December 2018.

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