Deepening the Western Scheldt Tensions between Flanders and the Netherlands
(Axel Buyse) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 299-300
Ever since the fall of Antwerp in 1585 the river Scheldt caused tensions between Flanders and the Netherlands. It's the economy, stupid. In the end complex negotiations and some pressure led to the start of the dredging in the beginning of 2010.
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