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14th Aug 2020

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Brexit may help Wilders get MEP seat

The anti-EU Party for Freedom (PVV) of Geert Wilders failed to win any MEP seats. It received only 3.5 percent of votes, a sharp drop in popularity compared to two years ago when it was the second-largest Dutch party. It seems to have lost seats to another anti-EU party, Forum for Democracy. After Brexit however, the Netherlands will receive three additional seats, and one will go to PVV.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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