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BELGIUM-ROYALS-KING-ALBERT

Belgian flags are broadcast a few moments before King Albert II of Belgium appears on TV screens displayed in a store in Brussels on July 3,2013, while delivering a speech from the royal palace in Brussels. Belgium's King Albert II today announced his abdication in favour of his son Philippe after two decades at the helm of the tiny country. 'I intend to abdicate on July 21,' the sovereign said in a speech broadcast to the nation from the royal palace. AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)
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Belgian flags are broadcast a few moments before King Albert II of Belgium appears on TV screens displayed in a store in Brussels on July 3,2013, while delivering a speech from the royal palace in Brussels. Belgium's King Albert II today announced his abdication in favour of his son Philippe after two decades at the helm of the tiny country. 'I intend to abdicate on July 21,' the sovereign said in a speech broadcast to the nation from the royal palace. AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)
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July 03, 2013
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172562145
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GEORGES GOBET / Staff
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AFP
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Belgian flags are broadcast a few moments before King Albert II of... News Photo 172562145Albert II of Belgium,Appearance,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Belgian Culture,Belgium,Brussels,Flag,Group,Horizontal,Palace,Royalty,Screen,Showing,Speech,Store,TelevisionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBelgian flags are broadcast a few moments before King Albert II of Belgium appears on TV screens displayed in a store in Brussels on July 3,2013, while delivering a speech from the royal palace in Brussels. Belgium's King Albert II today announced his abdication in favour of his son Philippe after two decades at the helm of the tiny country. 'I intend to abdicate on July 21,' the sovereign said in a speech broadcast to the nation from the royal palace. AFP PHOTO GEORGES GOBET (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)