After his election to the Brussels summit, stressed his credentials as a politician and consensus clearly indicates that it would fill the role of a president, rather than a globetrotter state. Its tasks include liaison with European Union leaders and the organization of annual summits of the block. He said that the fight against climate change and reduce unemployment in the EU are among the priorities.
The center-right leader has a reputation for being a good negotiator with a self-deprecating sense of humor that was given to help keep together a coalition government quarrelsome home. Shortly after his announced presidential candidacy, the 62-year-old dry already mentioned about the complaints from the United States, the European Union without a go-central figure.
"I look forward to the first call, he said. But the news of his appointment to the disturbance of the coalition bad Belgian Dutch and French speaking parts, which could collapse without careful management.
Linguistically divided Belgium, it is seen as a unifying force, with a balanced approach to conflict resolution - a skill intended to be a priority in employment in Europe.