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Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok on the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un

Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok reacts on the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader ...

News item | 12-06-2018 | 13:59

Tougher approach to asylum seekers causing disturbances

Minister for Migration Mark Harbers will be taking a tougher approach to any asylum seekers causing disturbances. These ...

News item | 08-06-2018 | 18:00

Dutch initiative: UN sanctions against human traffickers in Libya

Criminals who are responsible for human trafficking and people smuggling in Libya are to be put on an international sanctions ...

News item | 07-06-2018 | 20:11

Prime Minister Rutte to speak in European Parliament

On Wednesday 13 June, at the invitation of Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, Prime Minister Mark Rutte will ...

News item | 07-06-2018 | 16:30

Around three million traffic offences in first four months of 2018

In the first four months of 2018, there were 3,084,414 traffic offences including speeding, jumping red lights and use of ...

News item | 01-06-2018 | 13:41

SDG Facility for public-private partnerships launched

Foreign trade and development minister Sigrid Kaag officially launched the Sustainable Development Goals Partnership Facility ...

News item | 28-05-2018 | 17:15

Dutch government invests in human rights

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News item | 28-05-2018 | 13:47

Trade mission to India generates €170 million

This week’s trade mission to India has already generated an estimated €170 million in contracts between Dutch and Indian ...

News item | 25-05-2018 | 16:59

MH17: The Netherlands and Australia hold Russia responsible

The Netherlands and Australia hold Russia responsible for its part in the downing of flight MH17. The government took a decision ...

News item | 25-05-2018 | 10:37

UN Security Council votes unanimously on Dutch initiative to ban starvation as a weapon of war

On 24 May the UN Security Council voted in favour of a resolution to ban the use of starvation as a weapon of war. The resolution ...

News item | 24-05-2018 | 16:06