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Government pledges emergency aid to 4 regions struck by famine

The government has responded to the appeal made by UN Secretary-General António Guterres to prevent millions of people from...

News item | 17-03-2017 | 15:00

Koenders: urges international community to expedite and fund Syrian evidence database

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders on Thursday called upon 60 countries to contribute financially to the UN database for...

News item | 12-03-2017 | 12:00

Government statement concerning Turkish minister Kaya’s escorted departure

The Netherlands has today repeatedly made clear in its contacts with Turkey that public order and safety may not be put at risk...

News item | 12-03-2017 | 11:04

Government statement on the denial of Turkish landing rights

The Dutch government has decided to deny the Dutch landing rights for the aircraft of Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt...

News item | 11-03-2017 | 15:15

Koenders convenes meeting for Syria envoys in the Netherlands

On Friday foreign minister Bert Koenders opened a meeting for Syria envoys and members of the Syrian opposition. The envoys,...

News item | 10-03-2017 | 21:00

100 names on national terrorism list

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has added 10 Dutch nationals to the Netherlands’ terrorism list, due to their involvement in...

News item | 08-03-2017 | 16:17

Dutch Land Registry providing assistance in Colombia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders has visited a FARC disarmament zone in Colombia. He did so in the company of his...

News item | 06-03-2017 | 16:23

Ploumen at conference in Brussels: delighted with overwhelming worldwide response to She Decides

The She Decides conference in Brussels today raised a total of €181 million. Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation...

News item | 03-03-2017 | 14:42

Koenders to visit FARC demilitarised zone in Colombia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders will travel to Colombia on Friday at the invitation of his counterpart there, María...

News item | 02-03-2017 | 14:30

Koenders meets with prime ministers of Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten

On Tuesday foreign minister Bert Koenders was in Aruba to discuss foreign policy with the prime ministers of Aruba, Curaçao and...

News item | 02-03-2017 | 14:30