January 16th, 2018
Jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs: the work continues!
Work continues. We still have more than 400 days to take action. We are going to step up our efforts. I will not let anyone else determine the government’s schedule or agenda. No untruth or polemic will cause us to deviate from our course. For employment, investment, social cohesion and security. I am determined. Persistence and keeping a cool head in all circumstances are our best assets for achieving our goals.
January 2nd, 2018
A sense of nuance and responsibility
The government has been applying a humane and strict migration policy for the past three years. Belgium does not have a Calais Jungle on the route to Great Britain. Every effort has been made to prevent such a thing from happening. The situation is under control, unlike in certain countries. Such a lack of control endangers social cohesion and encourages all forms of extremism. The government has assumed its responsibilities. We welcome those people who are entitled to asylum. At…
December 6th, 2017
Catherine De Bolle is appointed Executive Director of Europol
"Catherine De Bolle is the right person for the job. Her appointment is a recognition of the commitment and professionalism of our police force, which has done a great service to our country in recent years. Europol plays a vital role in keeping our citizens safe. The government believes in closer cooperation between the various police services in Europe. I personally wish her all the best in her new role."
December 5th, 2017
Unveiling of the Brussels 2018 Summit Logo with the NATO Secretary General
Le logo du sommet affirme le symbole des doigts de deux mains entrecroisées, signe de l’unité et de la confiance des membres de l’OTAN.
December 5th, 2017
Meeting with US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson
Working together with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to enhance security and economic cooperation in the interest of our citizens.