Dutch PM Rutte wants to form Liberals-Labour government

Reuters News
Posted: Sep 15, 2012 6:00 AM

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister and Liberal Party leader Mark Rutte said on Friday he wanted to form a coalition government with the Labour Party that may also include other parties.

Rutte's Liberal Party became the biggest in the Dutch lower house of parliament in a general election on Wednesday, winning 41 seats, to Labour's 38, according to the most recent forecast.

(Reporting by Gilbert Kreijger; Editing by Jon Boyle)