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Explaining the Belgian government under 3 minutes

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By Meabh McMahon
Explaining the Belgian government under 3 minutes
Copyright  Euronews

Belgium is facing another deadline to form a government on Tuesday, January 28.

It has been without a government since December 2018, and elections in May 2019 failed to produce a working coalition.

Belgium has two different language communities: the Flemish and the French plus a German-speaking minority.

And even though daily life continues in Belgium, many long term issues are being put on hold.

Euronews takes a look at why making a coalition government in a country of three official languages and several parliaments is such a puzzle.

Watch the video report in the player above.