Response by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Security and Justice to the statement by Morocco

When asked for a response to the Moroccan statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice and Security issued the following comment:

‘Now and in the future, the Netherlands is committed to effective cooperation with Morocco, based on international legal frameworks and respect for the rule of law. In that light Morocco's statement is inexplicable and unnecessary.’

The Ministry of Security and Justice added that it did not comment on individual cases.