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Koenders responds to Turkish referendum result

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has voiced concerns about the provisional results of the Turkish referendum on amending the...

News item | 19-04-2017 | 09:00

Ploumen to visit US for World Bank and She Decides

Development minister Liliane Ploumen will visit New York and Washington DC from Thursday 20 April through Monday 24 April. The...

News item | 18-04-2017 | 16:08

Koenders discusses elections and asylum seekers during Albania visit

Albania and Montenegro are making progress towards EU membership, but both countries still have a long way to go before they...

News item | 17-04-2017 | 20:15

Koenders strengthens cooperation with Kenya and visits South Africa

On Thursday Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders met with his Kenyan counterpart Amina Mohamed in the Kenyan capital...

News item | 13-04-2017 | 21:47

Government statement on Yemane Gebreab's visit to the Netherlands

The Eritrean embassy in Brussels has informed the Dutch authorities by note verbale that Yemane Gebreab, an adviser to the...

News item | 13-04-2017 | 12:00

Appointment of ambassadors and permanent representative

The cabinet has approved the two ambassadorial appointments and the appointment of a permanent representative to the OPCW and...

News item | 07-04-2017 | 14:32

Government response to US action in Syria

The government has issued a response to the action taken by the United States in Syria.

News item | 07-04-2017 | 13:00

Koenders responds to Hungarian legislation on universities

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has responded to new legislation on universities adopted by the Hungarian parliament on Tuesday.

News item | 06-04-2017 | 18:30

‘Cynicism about Syria must not paralyse our efforts’

The Netherlands is underscoring the importance of an effective opposition in bringing about change in Syria. There can be no ...

News item | 06-04-2017 | 17:30

Extra support for demining in Syria

The Netherlands is setting aside additional funds for demining projects in parts of Syria that have been retaken from ISIS....

News item | 05-04-2017 | 17:53