>> Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has offered to resign in a row over immigration. Last week, Michel signed a UN pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration.
move which sparked protests in Brussels. The right-wing Flemish NVA, the biggest party in his coalition quit over the pact.
Then on Tuesday, Michelle's opponents tabled a no confidence vote in his minority government, triggering his decision to step away.>> I have to respect and take note of that situation. I'm taking the decision to offer my resignation, and my intention is to meet the king immediately.>> Michelle has being in office since 2014, and he was hoping to hold-on until parliamentary elections in May.
But the no confidence decision championed by the socialists and the greens means that his fate now lies with King Philippe. It's possible that he'll be asked to stay on as a caretaker, but with limited powers. King Philippe could also speak to other political leaders to try and resolve the issue.
Alternatively, he could dissolve parliament, and trigger an early vote in 40 days.>>