Summit the Netherlands and Belgium postponed

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BRUSSELS – The political summit meeting between the Dutch and the Belgian federal state Tuesday night in Brussels has been postponed. Diplomatic sources confirm that the blow off of the so-called Thalassa-consultation in connection with the shooting in Liege earlier in the day.

Premier Mark Rutte would be in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts are for the discussion of cooperation in various areas.

Prime minister Mark Rutte, with more than half of his his in the Royal Museums of Fine Arts are for consultations on cooperation in the field of security, defence, justice, taxation, social security fraud and mobility. There would also be a bilateral agreement be signed on the proposed joint purchase of frigates and mijnenjagers.

Attack in Liege

The Belgian prime minister Charles Michel with king Filip, minister of the Interior Jan Jambon and Justice minister Koen Geens traveled to Liege. A man shot two female agents and a vehicle occupant of a passing car death. The police shot the gunman dead after he and a maid had taken hostage in a school.

In total, 27 members of the meeting participate. After that, a session to follow with the theme of “Belgium-the Netherlands and the brexit” in the presence of the brexit-chief negotiator on behalf of the EU, Michel Barnier.

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