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Statement by foreign minister Stef Blok on the recall of the Dutch ambassador to Iran

‘The government has decided to recall the Dutch ambassador from Tehran for consultations. This decision follows the announcement ...

News item | 04-03-2019 | 16:54

Joint press release on the future of the group Air France-KLM

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy and Finance of France, and Wopke Hoekstra, minister of Finance of the Netherlands, met on ...

News item | 01-03-2019 | 11:36

New law to help fight computer crime

The Computer Crime Act III (wet Computercriminaliteit III) will take effect on 1 March 2019. It gives the courts and the police ...

News item | 28-02-2019 | 10:52

Update: Dutch state acquires 14% of the shares in holding Air France-KLM

The Dutch state acquired a stake of 14.0% in holding company Air France-KLM on Wednesday 27 February 2019. The purchase of shares ...

News item | 27-02-2019 | 20:35

The Dutch state acquires 12.68% of the shares in Air France-KLM

The Dutch State has acquired a 12.68% direct interest in airline Air France-KLM S.A. through the purchase of shares. The ...

News item | 26-02-2019 | 20:07

Netherlands seeks seat on UN Human Rights Council

On Tuesday the Netherlands officially launched a campaign to sit once again on the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. ...

News item | 26-02-2019 | 14:47

Netherlands contributing to life-saving emergency aid in Yemen

This year the Netherlands will again contribute to the humanitarian response to address the acute needs of Yemen’s population. In ...

News item | 26-02-2019 | 13:05

Threat level remains at 4, situation convoluted

The threat situation in the Netherlands was convoluted in the past year, due partly to the threat of a complex planned attack ...

News item | 26-02-2019 | 10:49

Van Veldhoven closes deal to reduce plastic consumption

State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water Management) has made an agreement with more than 70 businesses ...

News item | 21-02-2019 | 14:46

Partnerships to be revamped

Launching a company as a group of entrepreneurs is about to become easier. Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has ...

News item | 21-02-2019 | 10:45