Geert Wilders’s anti-European Union Freedom Party suffered a setback in yesterday’s European Parliament elections in the Netherlands, finishing in fourth place according to an exit poll for NOS television.
The Dutch Liberal Party and the Christian Democratic Alliance intend to reach an agreement today on forming a government with support from the anti-Islam Freedom Party, creating the Netherlands’ first minority administration since World War II.
Liberals and Christian Democrats in the Netherlands agreed to form a government with backing from Geert Wilders ’s anti-Islam Freedom Party, creating the first Dutch minority administration since World War II.
Geert Wilders’s Freedom Party may lose support in today’s European Parliament elections in the Netherlands, polls indicate, bucking a trend that’s seeing support for anti-European Union groups rise elsewhere.
Liberals and Christian Democrats in the Netherlands vowed to cut spending by 18 billion euros ($25 billion) by 2015 and ban full-face Islamic veils in their program for the first minority government since World War II.
The Dutch Freedom party wants voters in the Netherlands to decide in a referendum whether the country should return to the guilder, De Telegraaf reported today, citing an interview with party leader Geert Wilders.
The Liberal Party and the Christian Democratic Alliance agreed to form a government with the support of the anti-immigrant Freedom Party, creating the Netherlands’ first minority Cabinet since World War II.
The Netherlands may face trade measures from Saudi Arabia because of abusive behavior against Islam and the Middle Eastern kingdom by Geert Wilders, leader of the anti-Islam Dutch Freedom Party that’s set to gain in European Parliament elections.
Dutch Freedom Party Leader Geert Wilders was acquitted by a court of charges that he made remarks defaming Muslims, ending a three-year prosecution that he described as a bid to restrict his freedom of speech.