Further expansion of diplomatic corps

Thursday, 28 September, 2017 - 10:54
Vlaams diplomatiek korps

In the newspaper De Morgen on 27 September, Minister-president Bourgeois elaborated on the expansion of the Flemish diplomatic representation. This expansion - a new diplomatic post in Rome and the strengthening of posts in Brussels (EU), Berlin and Paris - was announced in the September declaration the day before in the Flemish Parliament.

"We must proactively defend the Flemish interests," said the Minister-president. "An even stronger foreign policy is necessary now international trade and European cooperation are under pressure."

Read the article in De Morgen (only available in Dutch)

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