Guy Maurice Marie Louise Verhofstadt (11 April 1953) is a Belgian politician. He was the 47th Prime Minister of Belgium (1999-2008). Since 2009 he has served as a Member of the European Parliament where he is the leader of the Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and founded the inter-parliamentarian federalist Spinelli Group. In September 2016 Verhofstadt was appointed lead Brexit negotiator for the European Parliament.
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Verhofstadt said: "We all know what nationalism has done in Europe. Twenty million casualties, the holocaust, it's all a result of nationalism. Thus if an American president says that European unity is not necessary, and that we should return to national identity and nationalism, he's playing with fire."
Guy Verhofstadt promoted homosexuality on Twitter (@GuyVerhofstadt): "Love is love; we should all have the same rights! #IDAHOT"
Guy Verhofstadt: "On my request, the President of the @Europarl_EN will summon the Hungarian Ambassador to the EU in order to stop the so called National Consultation against Soros."
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