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Dutch government formation still a puzzle 12 weeks after election

AMSTERDAM – Efforts to form a government in the Netherlands are back at square one 12 weeks after an election won by the nationalist Freedom Party (PVV) of anti-Muslim populist Geert Wilders but well short of a majority.Here’s a look at the scenarios left on the table.Since his victory with a quarter of the vote on Nov. 22, Wilders has been trying to form a coalition with the center-right VVD of outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the centrist NSC and the farmers protest party BBB. This would create a comfortable majority of 88 seats in the 150-seat Lower House.

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