Belgian Interior Minister Joelle Milquet, left, takes the oath in front of Belgian King Albert II during a swearing-in ceremony as the first French-speaking prime minister in nearly 40 years after ... more 
Belgian Interior Minister Joelle Milquet, left, takes the oath in front of Belgian King Albert II during a swearing-in ceremony as the first French-speaking prime minister in nearly 40 years after formally ending the record 541 days the country has gone without a government, at the Royal Palace in Laeken, near Brussels, Tuesday Dec. 6, 2011. The swearing-in is a long-awaited relief to the entire nation of 6.5 million Dutch speakers and 4.5 million French speakers who long ago grew frustrated with the deadlock between politicians over linguistic differences. At right is Social Affairs and Health Minister Laurette Onkelinx. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Yves Logghe
Tue, Dec 6, 2011 12:42 PM EST