Is this the end of Belgium?

Jul 17, 2008 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Guardian Unlimited

If, as seems increasingly likely, the country splits, I fear for the future of an independent Flanders All comments Back in December 2006, a group of Belgian TV makers interrupted a programme about the future ...

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Dubois MP

Nantes, France

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Jul 17, 2008
 
From France the end of belgium is seen as a sad thing. We hope you will find a way to continue to live together.
Michael Natzweiler

Trenton, NJ

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Jul 17, 2008
 
The importance of Belgium staying together has not yet been realized. I recommend appropriate action, immediately.
hanna

Belgium

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Jul 17, 2008
 
What is the problem with a splited country?
Grey Wolf

Marcinelle, Belgium

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Jul 20, 2008
 
Well, I'm Turk and I live in Belgium.
I was born and raised here. My grandfa came here in 1964 to work in coal mines.

And he came to work in Belgium, and I was born in Belgium; and I love that.
So, I don't want a divided country between France and the Netherlands ...
Marcelline

London, UK

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Jul 23, 2008
 
We are such a small country and should be a guiding light to the world of what can be.

Spliting the country in 2 is NOT what the people want! It is what the Political fat cats want.

My family is 100 Belgian we are
Flemish and Wallon
Wallon and Flemish.

It is time for the people to stand up and say GROW up to the politicians.
Flemish

Poperinge, Belgium

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Aug 10, 2008
 
Sounds like a nice idea; might actually end up living in a country that does not treat me as a second rate citizen on account of my mother tongue.
RATM

Hasselt, Belgium

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Aug 20, 2008
 
Marcelline wrote:
Spliting the country in 2 is NOT what the people want! It is what the Political fat cats want!
It's what I want, actually. Get rid of this sh!tty country so Flanders can finally be free.

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