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Netherlands to intensify action against ISIS in Syria and Iraq

The Netherlands is stepping up its contribution to the international campaign against ISIS. The cabinet has decided to send a ...

News item | 29-01-2016 | 16:00

More agricultural products sold throughout the world; exports increase to more than 82 billion euros

In 2015, the Netherlands again exceeded the previous year’s exports of agricultural products. Total exports in 2015 amounted to ...

News item | 15-01-2016 | 09:00

St Maarten must put budget in order

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom has decided to instruct St Maarten to put its budget for 2015 and multi-year forecasts ...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 15:30

Amendment to Passport Act allowing automatic cancellation of jihadist travellers’ passports and identity cards

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom has approved a bill to amend the Passport Act, proposed by Minister of the Interior and ...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 15:30

Dutch participation in fight against ISIS and UN mission in Mali to continue for a further year

The Dutch military involvement in the fight against ISIS and in the UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, is to be extended for one year. ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 17:10

Ministers Koenders and Hennis visit Kabul

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert visited the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday. There ...

News item | 10-03-2015 | 17:02

Netherlands and Belgium united against terrorism

Following the Thalassa talks between the Dutch and Belgian governments, the two countries are further increasing cooperation in ...

News item | 04-03-2015 | 15:47

Netherlands to extend its contribution to EU counter-piracy mission

The Netherlands is to extend its participation in the European Union’s counter-piracy mission ‘Operation Atalanta’ by one year. ...

News item | 14-11-2014 | 13:57

Rutte: ‘Confidence in further recovery of Dutch economy’

‘The latest figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS) inspire confidence in a further recovery of the Dutch economy’, says Prime ...

News item | 14-11-2014 | 13:52

Bert Koenders appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs

King Willem-Alexander has appointed Bert Koenders as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr Koenders was sworn in by the King at ...

News item | 17-10-2014 | 11:40