April 26th, 2010
12:57 PM ET

Belgian prime minister resignation accepted

[Updated at 1:26 p.m.] The king of Belgium accepted the resignation of Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme Monday, the government press office told CNN.

The acceptance of his resignation signals the collapse of Leterme's government.

The prime minister offered to step down after a Flemish liberal party withdrew from a coalition government, according to news reports.

[Posted at 12:57 p.m.] Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme resigned Monday, the government press office told CNN.

This story is developing. We'll bring you the latest information as we get it.

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  1. Amerbelgia

    Again? Wonder if the king will allow it this time...?

    April 26, 2010 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  2. vdjan

    the king accepted it, that's what this article is about

    April 27, 2010 at 3:04 am | Report abuse |
  3. Maggie Jones

    How did the king accepted his resignation?

    April 29, 2010 at 2:32 am | Report abuse |
  4. Leampanaelt

    Just popping in to say nice site.

    December 26, 2010 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |