BRUSSELS – Prime Minister Charles Michel has reshuffled his government after the main coalition party said it could not accept Belgium by backing a US migration pact that should be approved at the start of next week.
After days of chasms on the verge of collapse, the center-right government decided to continue without the N-VA party, whose party leader Bart De Wever said that "we can not agree with this pact ".
Michel had already told the UN in September that he would approve the U.N. in Marrakech, Morocco, next Monday. And at the end of Saturday he said that "I am firmly on my word, I will leave for Marrakech".
The departure of the N-VA right leaves Michel with a coalition of liberals and Christian Democrats, a minority government that will make the government difficult.
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