Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Belgian Prime Minister Criticizes Dutch Finance Minister

The Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme criticized Dutch Finance Minister and leader of the Labor Party Wouter Bos who had said that the Dutch government had taken over the Dutch parts of the troubled Fortis bank in order to prevent them from being infected by the Belgian parts. Leterme said that that Bos “frequently makes unfortunate statements” and this is apparently in his character.

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