Europe Welcomes Netherlands’ General Election Results

On the 15th in the Dutch general election, the votes of the ultra-rightist populist parties were lower than expected, and the European nations welcomed the bombing of Ando.

Jean-Claude Juncker, chairman of the Executive Board of the European Commission, called Marc Luther, “This election was a vote against Europe and a vote against extremism.”

According to the results of the midterm election, the Democratic Liberal Democratic Party retained the first party with 33 out of 150 seats. On the other hand, the far-right Liberal Party, which was predicted to occupy about 30 seats in the first and second place in the pre-election polls, rose to the second party with only 20 seats.

Germany and France, who had shown great interest in the general election, said they welcomed it first. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a general election in September and said she would like to congratulate her on the occasion of her election as a friend and neighbor and hope to continue cooperating with Europeans. . Germany’s foreign minister, Zigmag Gabriel, said the election would be “a victory for Europe.”

France, which is ahead of the first round of the presidential election on March 23, welcomed the results of the general election in the Netherlands. “The value of openness and respect for others and the belief in the future of Europe is the only true response to (exclusive) nationalism and isolationism that is shaking the world,” the French government said in a statement in the name of President Francois Hollande.

Italy ‘s Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said in social media: “No, the neck seat (withdrawal from the European Union in the Netherlands). The right-wing opposition to the European Union has been lost in the Dutch general election. ”

The reaction of the European list price to the “European Union withdrawal from the UK”, the United States ‘priority on the launch of the Donald Trump administration, and Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria and other major European countries’ anti-immigration, anti- It is interpreted as reflecting the vigilance of the shaking off of European unity by the preponderance of extreme right populism parties.