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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 raw ...

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

President Widodo of Indonesia to visit the Netherlands

President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia will visit the Netherlands on 21 and 22 April 2016. The programme for the ...

News item | 13-04-2016 | 20:28

Statement by Prime Minister Rutte on the outcome of the referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

'If this is the outcome, we will have to consider this advice carefully. It implies a political fact that ratification cannot ...

News item | 06-04-2016 | 23:25

Prime Minister Rutte’s initial response to the Brussels attacks

In an initial response to the news from Belgium, Prime Minister Mark Rutte expressed his revulsion. ‘Belgium has once again been ...

News item | 22-03-2016 | 12:01

Netherlands to intensify action against ISIS in Syria and Iraq

The Netherlands is stepping up its contribution to the international campaign against ISIS. The cabinet has decided to send a ...

News item | 29-01-2016 | 16:00

Prime Minister Rutte addresses European Parliament

Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg today. In an address to the plenary session, he outlined ...

News item | 20-01-2016 | 18:37