Left-wing parties pledge to work towards ‘a different Netherlands’

19 01 2011

From DutchNews.nl:

The three leaders of the country’s main left-wing parties pledged to work together to bring about ‘a different Netherlands’ at a joint congress in Amsterdam on Sunday.

The meeting was called by Labour leader Job Cohen to strengthen the profile of the opposition in the run-up to the March provincial elections.

Cohen described the gathering as historic, but did not announce any future plans, the NRC says in its coverage of the event.

‘This more a cease fire during the election campaign and a moment for the parties to gather new energy than for a new vision for the future,’ the paper said in an analysis.

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