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Walloon

1. a member of a French-speaking people living chiefly in S Belgium and adjacent parts of France
2. the French dialect of Belgium
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For his part, Andre Antoine reaffirmed the will of the Walloon region to support Tunisia and its people, underlining the need to implement the cooperation agreement between Tunisia and Wallonia in 2015, through the organisation of meetings and conferences between Tunisian MPs and Francophone MPs.
The prominent Brexit-backer played down the prospect of the Walloons forming a similar obstacle to the UK's negotiations with the EU because of the amount of produce their farmers sell to Britain.
Walloon Socialist leader Elio Di Rupo, one of the most vocal opponents of the deal, cast doubt a deal could be reached next week.
Historically speaking the Flemish had hardly any reservations against learning French, for the Walloon region was the hub of economic activity13.
According to Deschamps, the central position of the Walloon region in Europe brings them the opportunity to reach out to a large customer base on the continent.
Kyrgyzstan and Walloon Export and Foreign Investment Agency of Belgium signed the memorandum on economic partnership and training today in Bishkek.
I recall one of Hemingway's sons saying, "My father wrote his best when he was close to his Middle Western roots." In 200 photos (many of them seen here for the first time), along with a lyrical text, Michael Federspiel's Picturing Hemingway's Michigan documents those roots from childhood at the year-round homes in Oak Park, Illinois to summers at the cottage on Walloon Lake in Michigan to camping trips to Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
The Belgian biotechnology company, Cardio3BioSciences, a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative and protective therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, has secured a total of EUR3.1 million in non- dilutive funding from the Walloon Region and the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).
The Belgian biotechnology company announced it has secured a total of EUR3.1 million in non-dilutive funding from the Walloon Region and the European Commission's Seventh Framework Program (FP7).
It involves Nuon Belgium NV, its unit Nuon Wind Belgium NV and Nuon Power Generation Walloon NV.Country: , BelgiumSector: UtilitiesTarget: Nuon Belgium NV, Nuon Wind Belgium NV, Nuon Power Generation Walloon NVBuyer: Eni SpAVendor: Nuon Energy NVDeal size in USD: 210.2mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
The contract, which was signed yesterday, covers Nuon Belgium NV, including its subsidiaries Nuon Wind Belgium NV and Nuon Power Generation Walloon NV.
Summary: Belgium's Regional Prime Minister of the Walloon Government and of the Government of the French Community commended the ninth of March speech of HM King Mohammed VI, saying that the constitutional reforms announced by the Sovereign are "important".