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They are right to defend what they are doing, and the profits they want to make. I think they need an income and for the moment in the market, the way prices are made, I think we have some problems.
Failure is not an option. Belgium is entitled to a government, a majority which assumes its responsibilities. The country is also entitled to modify its institutions for the benefit of every citizen.
It is just impossible.
The problem is indeed, in fact, for the moment, totally different economic evolution and so to tackle this situation, we have to give more possibilities to the region to have their own policies, because the differences between the economic situation in Flanders and in Brussels and Wallonia are very real. It is very difficult to have this in the same country, so we have to solve this problem.
What I have said is that at this moment French speakers are not integrating. They continue to speak French and refuse to learn Dutch. So either they can't learn Dutch; or are intellectually not able to. Or they don't want to learn.