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Prime Minister Rutte’s response to veto of Security Council Resolution on MH17 tribunal

I am deeply disappointed that a UN tribunal will not be established to try those responsible for downing flight MH17. This veto ...

News item | 29-07-2015 | 23:32

Prime Minister Rutte spoke with President Putin about establishing a UN tribunal regarding the MH17 air disaster.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte spoke with President Vladimir Putin this morning, once again drawing the Russian leader's attention to ...

News item | 29-07-2015 | 13:18

Remembrance ceremony for the victims of MH17

It is exactly a year since the MH17 air disaster that killed all 298 people on board, including 196 Dutch nationals. A ...

News item | 17-07-2015 | 15:45

‘Greece must act on commitments’, says Rutte

Eurozone countries have agreed a deal setting out the conditions for further negotiations on a new package of financial ...

News item | 13-07-2015 | 15:57

Second policy letter on cars: simpler tax rules, more stable revenue and more environmental benefits

The cabinet has approved the second policy letter on cars, as proposed by State Secretary for Finance Eric Wiebes. The plan to ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 17:15

Dutch participation in fight against ISIS and UN mission in Mali to continue for a further year

The Dutch military involvement in the fight against ISIS and in the UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, is to be extended for one year. ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 17:10

Cabinet adopts recommendations on King’s budget

The cabinet has agreed to the Prime Minister's proposal to adopt the recommendations set out in a report evaluating the King's ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 15:24

King and Prime Minister to attend Veterans’ Day

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Prime Minister Mark Rutte will attend the 11th Dutch Veterans’ Day in The Hague on Saturday ...

News item | 18-06-2015 | 16:29

Rutte: ‘The Netherlands can do a lot for India’

Prime Minister Mark Rutte was in India on 5 and 6 June for a two-day trade mission, accompanied by Minister for Foreign Trade and ...

News item | 06-06-2015 | 09:47

Prime Minister Rutte visits Paris

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will be in Paris on Wednesday 3 June for the OECD’s Ministerial Council Meeting (MCM). Mr Rutte’s ...

News item | 28-05-2015 | 16:50