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The Netherlands continues contribution to stability in Lebanon

In the years ahead Lebanon can continue to count on Dutch support to increase stability in the fragile country. During a speech...

News item | 06-04-2018 | 00:00

Foreign minister Blok to visit Moscow

Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on 13 April in Moscow, in an effort to...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 15:42

Comprehensive Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China

From 8 to 13 April 2018, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag,...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 11:30

Emergency aid for the Yemeni people

The Dutch government will provide aid to the suffering people of Yemen, development minister Sigrid Kaag announced today at the...

News item | 04-04-2018 | 00:00

Foreign minister Stef Blok to travel to the Caribbean and Colombia

On Monday 2 April, Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok will travel to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, where he will visit...

News item | 30-03-2018 | 00:00

Appointment of ambassadors

The cabinet has approved eight ambassadorial appointments proposed by foreign minister Stef Blok. The appointments will not be...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 15:20

Broad government delegation to undertake trade mission to India

Prime minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Agriculture, Nature ...

News item | 28-03-2018 | 22:00

Netherlands to sound alarm on Syria in UN Security Council

On Tuesday Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok, as UN Security Council President, will sound the alarm on the situation in Syria....

News item | 27-03-2018 | 10:27

Legislative proposals submitted to Dutch House of Representatives for criminal proceedings related to downing of MH17

Any future MH17 proceedings will be heard by the District Court of The Hague and will cover all victims of the downing of...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 13:29

Working worldwide for the security of the Netherlands: an Integrated International Security Strategy 2018-2022

Events abroad have a direct impact on the security of the Netherlands. Worldwide action on security is therefore needed to ...

News item | 20-03-2018 | 18:00

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