Center-Right Parties Form Government in Netherlands

Christian and liberal parties announce a deal seven months after parliamentary elections.

The Hague Netherlands
Aerial view of Dutch government offices and parliament buildings in The Hague (Tweede Kamer)
  • Center-right parties in the Netherlands are due to form a coalition government.
  • The four-party deal allows Mark Rutte to stay in power for four more years.
  • The new ruling parties command only a one-seat majority in parliament.