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Press statement by Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands, 14 November 2015

Prime Minister Rutte’s reaction to the attacks in Paris

News item | 14-11-2015 | 17:31

Minister Van der Steur visiting the United States

Today, Minister Van der Steur is embarking on a two-day working visit to the United States (US). The minister will be holding ...

News item | 12-11-2015 | 11:24

Threat level continues to be 'substantial'

The threat level in the Netherlands continues to be 'substantial'. This means that there is a real chance of an attack in the ...

News item | 09-11-2015 | 11:46

Agreement increases cooperation in fire investigations

Minister van der Steur of Security and Justice on 12 October 2015 was presented with the "Cooperation in Fire Investigations in ...

News item | 12-10-2015 | 13:19

Amendment to Passport Act allowing automatic cancellation of jihadist travellers’ passports and identity cards

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom has approved a bill to amend the Passport Act, proposed by Minister of the Interior and ...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 15:30

Administrative measures for the protection of national security

The Cabinet is taking a number of administrative measures to further protect national security from potential attacks and to ...

News item | 17-03-2015 | 13:18

Increased likelihood of losing Dutch citizenship

Minister Opstelten (Security and Justice) wants to be able to revoke Dutch citizenship in more cases, after prior criminal ...

News item | 28-01-2015 | 10:49

Press statement issued following the meeting with Muslim organisations on 9 January 2015

On the afternoon of Friday 9 January, Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher and Ivo Opstelten, Minister of Security and Justice, ...

News item | 09-01-2015 | 09:05

Violent jihadist loses Dutch nationality

The Minister of Security and Justice will soon be able to withdraw Dutch nationality from jihadists fighting alongside a ...

News item | 18-12-2014 | 14:06

The threat against the Netherlands is still substantial; precarious developments continue. Action programme intensifies a comprehensive approach to deal with jihadism

Enforcement of the action programme is in full swing. A total of 52 passport measures have been taken to date. Also, 33 ...

News item | 12-11-2014 | 11:07