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Statement minister Koenders on remembrance MH17

It is three years ago to the day that the 298 passengers of flight MH17 set out on what would prove to be their last journey. A...

News item | 17-07-2017 | 16:50

Minister of Security and Justice signs MH17 treaty with Ukraine

Minister of Security and Justice Stef Blok and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Petrenko today signed a bilateral treaty on...

News item | 07-07-2017 | 16:15

Koenders calls for UN sanctions on people smugglers in Libya

The United Nations should deploy sanctions in the fight against people smuggling and trafficking via Libya, thinks foreign...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

Lilianne Ploumen at the Global Citizen Festival: support She Decides!

At the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, headlined by some of the leading names in pop music, foreign trade and development...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

Statement by Minister Ploumen on EU-Japan agreement in principle

The agreement in principle that the European Commission and Japan are now discussing contains several important elements for...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

Statement by the minister of Foreign Affairs on MH17, 5 July 2017

It’s been nearly three years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed in eastern Ukraine. Two hundred and ninety-eight...

News item | 05-07-2017 | 09:26

Dutch diplomatic representative to return to Tripoli

The Netherlands is once again to station its own diplomatic representative in Tripoli. However, it remains too early to...

News item | 29-06-2017 | 00:00

Netherlands and Sweden demand access for aid workers in Yemen

The Netherlands and Sweden have called on the warring parties in Yemen to guarantee humanitarian organisations free, direct...

News item | 28-06-2017 | 13:53

OECD praises government’s innovative aid and trade policy

Experts from the OECD, an organisation of developed countries, have delivered an overwhelmingly positive verdict on Dutch...

News item | 28-06-2017 | 00:00

Trade mission to Italy yields series of agreements

During the trade mission to Italy coinciding with the state visit by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, Dutch and Italian...

News item | 27-06-2017 | 15:30

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