In a poll of the French daily newspaper Le Figaro, 67% of the Walloons speak out that their politicians should not agree to any of the demands for more autonomy of Flanders. About 50% of the same people are in favour of an annexation of Wallonia to France. Earlier polls revealed that 66% of the French would be happy to see Wallonia, the French-speaking part of Belgium, subsumed into France.
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An opinion poll by France-Soir, a French daily newspaper, revealed today that 66% of the French would be happy to see Wallonia, the French-speaking part of Belgium, subsumed into France. Right-wing French politicians made already earlier openly the case for annexation. French-speaking Belgians, for their part, were earlier also coming round to the idea. If they were presented with a binary choice between joining France and going it alone, opinion polls suggested they would rather join France. Meanwhile Walloon politicians are claiming Flemish territory on the Belgian federal level, like a ‘French linguistic corridor’ between Wallonia and Brussels.