Solution:The above statement is true. There was tension between the Dutch and the French-speaking people in Belgium. In Belgium, 59% of the total population speaks the Dutch language, 40% of the total population speaks the French language, and 1% of the total population speaks the German language. The scenario is very different in the capital city of Belgium. In Brussels, 80% of the people speak French, whereas only 20% of the people speak the Dutch language. In Belgium, the minority community (the French-speaking community) was rich and considerably more powerful in comparison to the Dutch-speaking community. As a result of these power variations, there was tension in Belgium.