Belgium's king names Van Rompuy as prime minister

Belgium's King named Flemish Christian Democrat Van Rompuy as prime minister, the royal palace said.

Belgium's king names Van Rompuy as prime minister

Belgium's King Albert named Flemish Christian Democrat Herman Van Rompuy as prime minister on Tuesday, the royal palace said.

"The King received this afternoon at the Chateau de Laeken Mr Herman Van Rompuy and named him Prime Minister," the palace said in a statement.
Yves Leterme resigned on Dec. 19 due to allegations of political meddling in the bailout of stricken bank Fortis .
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Reuters

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