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Invitation to the media

The first bodies of the victims of the MH17 air disaster will arrive at Eindhoven airbase at around 16.00 on Wednesday 23 July. ...

News item | 22-07-2014

First aircraft carrying victims’ remains expected in Eindhoven on Wednesday

Speaking on Tuesday at 13.00, the Prime Minister Mark Rutte gave a summary of the latest developments relating to the air disaster ...

News item | 22-07-2014

Parliamentary briefing on the situation in Ukraine

At a public information session, the government briefed the House of Representatives about the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine. ...

News item | 22-07-2014

Rutte: ‘We want to get to the bottom of this tragedy’

At 16:15 on Friday afternoon, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans issued a statement on the ...

News item | 18-07-2014

Statement by minister Opstelten, concerning the disaster involving flight MH17

On 18 July, the Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, issued a third statement concerning the disaster involving flight ...

News item | 18-07-2014

Government to modernise gambling policy

The cabinet has approved a plan by Fred Teeven, State Secretary for Security and Justice, to modernise policy on gambling. It has ...

News item | 11-07-2014

Participants in jihadist training camps to lose Dutch citizenship

Minister of Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten has put forward proposals to deprive people of Dutch citizenship if they undergo ...

News item | 11-07-2014

Constitution to extend protection to e-mails

All forms of communication - including digital communication - are to be protected under the Constitution. The privacy of ...

News item | 11-07-2014

Opstelten and Teeven: targeting outstanding prison sentences

Minister Opstelten and State Secretary Teeven (Security and Justice) will provide a customised solution to tackling the number of ...

News item | 02-07-2014

Initial measures for modernising legal aid in 2015

The initial measures for modernising the system of subsidised legal aid are planned for 1 January 2015. The State Secretary of ...

News item | 02-07-2014