[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.
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