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Coalition agreement presented

On 10 October 2017 Mark Rutte, Sybrand Buma, Alexander Pechtold and Gert-Jan Segers, the leaders of their respective parties in...

News item | 10-10-2017 | 13:30

Accountability Letter 2016: from budget deficit to surplus

In 2016 the government budget moved from deficit to a surplus of 0.4%. Unemployment fell by 75,000 to 6% of the working-age...

News item | 18-05-2017 | 14:37

Prime Minister Rutte to attend NATO summit in Brussels

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will be attending a NATO summit in Brussels on 25 May 2017.

News item | 10-05-2017 | 17:58

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

Statement by Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders on the US entry ban

The Netherlands firmly believes that refugees fleeing war and violence deserve a safe haven, irrespective of their origins or...

News item | 29-01-2017 | 14:00

Government delegation to visit Indonesia and Singapore

Prime Minister Mark Rutte, foreign trade and development cooperation minister Liliane Ploumen, infrastructure minister Melanie...

News item | 08-11-2016 | 11:57

Response PM Rutte to JIT presentation of criminal investigation MH17

Prime Minister Rutte responded to the JIT-presentation of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17:

News item | 28-09-2016 | 14:45

Cabinet: National raw materials agreement to foster circular economy by 2050

A national raw materials agreement will be concluded to ensure that the Dutch economy will be running completely on reusable...

News item | 14-09-2016 | 09:11

This morning’s first response of Prime Minister Rutte on the outcome of the United Kingdom referendum

Prime Minister Rutte: ‘The result of the UK referendum is disappointing. We must now look for stable solutions, calmly, and one...

News item | 24-06-2016 | 09:00

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