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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

Government initiates termination of social security treaty with Morocco

The government has decided to terminate the Netherlands' social security treaty with Morocco. This decision was prompted by the ...

News item | 10-10-2014 | 18:50

2015 Budget Memorandum: Prudence required for economic recovery

The Netherlands is slowly recovering from the crisis. Exports, corporate investments and consumption are all increasing. Economic ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 16:02

Rutte, Timmermans and Hennis-Plasschaert to attend NATO Summit in Wales

Prime Minister Mark Rutte is to participate in the upcoming NATO Summit, together with foreign minister Frans Timmermans and ...

News item | 28-08-2014 | 16:26

Amount paid to Icesave depositors recovered in full

The Dutch state has recovered the full amount it paid out in 2008/2009 to people who lost their savings when the Icelandic ...

News item | 27-08-2014 | 11:44

Government gives €6.5 million extra for emergency aid to northern Iraq

Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, is providing more support for the stricken population ...

News item | 27-08-2014 | 00:00

The Netherlands decides against extending deployment of Patriots in Turkey

The stationing of Dutch Patriot air defence systems in Turkey will not be extended a second time. These systems, which have also ...

News item | 25-08-2014 | 00:00

Rutte: ‘The Netherlands and Australia are united in grief’

Press statement by Prime Minister Mark Rutte after meeting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, 11 August 2014.

News item | 11-08-2014 | 20:00

Security Council members visit the Netherlands

A delegation of the United Nations Security Council is visiting the Netherlands on Sunday 10 and Monday 11 August, at the ...

News item | 09-08-2014 | 13:25