"The New Flemish Alliance decided to leave the coalition and a responsible coalition of Liberal Christian Democrats was formed to ensure continuity, stability in the interests of institutions and for the benefit of people as well as to interact with parliament as a matter of priority… Under the current circumstances, the head of government from a constitutional point of view should not ask for a vote of confidence," the prime minister told RTL Info broadcaster.
However, Michel stressed that he still planned to hold consultations with representatives of parliamentary parties on the situation.
The new coalition currently represents the minority in parliament.
The UN Global Compact for Migration represents the international community's attempt to establish a common global approach to all aspects of international migration. The pact comprises 23 objectives for better managing migration at local, national, regional, and global levels. The document has recently been losing support over concerns it will affect national migration policies, while a number of countries have already abandoned their plans to sign the agreement.