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Rutte receives Palestinian delegation

Today Prime Minister Mark Rutte received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah for a working ...

News item | 29-10-2015 | 20:23

Palestinian delegation visiting the Netherlands

A Palestinian delegation led by President Abbas is visiting the Netherlands from 28 to 30 October 2015.

News item | 27-10-2015 | 20:19

Dutch Safety Board report sheds light on MH17 disaster

According to Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the report by the Dutch Safety Board (OVV) has 'shed much light' on the disaster ...

News item | 13-10-2015 | 15:43

No-frills renovation of Binnenhof parliament buildings

The Cabinet wants to carry out the much-needed renovation of the Binnenhof, the Dutch parliament buildings in The Hague, in one ...

News item | 25-09-2015 | 16:28

Asscher: ‘Warm-hearted but cool-headed reception of refugees’

After the Cabinet meeting on Friday, deputy prime minister Lodewijk Asscher expressed his appreciation for the 'impressive way in ...

News item | 25-09-2015 | 15:33

Speech from the Throne 2015

On 15 September, King Willem-Alexander addressed the joint session of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament and set out the ...

News item | 15-09-2015 | 14:40

Prime Minister attending 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are to attend the 70th Session of the General Assembly of the ...

News item | 08-09-2015 | 13:54

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