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New counterterrorism institute will pool expertise

On the closing day of a conference on terrorism, foreign minister Maxime Verhagen announced that a new international ...

News item | 01-04-2010 | 00:00

Additional security measures at Schiphol

As a result of an amendment of European regulations, Schiphol changed the system of non-Schengen flights from central security ...

News item | 09-03-2010 | 13:21

Minister Hirsch Ballin visits Berlin

Minister Hirsch Ballin of Justice will make an introductory visit to his German fellow ministers De Maizière (of the Interior) en ...

News item | 08-01-2010 | 15:44

Verhagen calls for committee of experts on tackling terrorism

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen has called for a committee of independent experts to draw up plans for a better legal approach ...

News item | 17-11-2009 | 00:00

The Netherlands to host international counterterrorism institute

The Netherlands will be the headquarters of a new international institute on counterterrorism. One of the institute’s main tasks ...

News item | 06-11-2009 | 15:51

Over 60 states to attend nuclear terrorism conference in The Hague

Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxime Verhagen will open the Plenary Conference of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism ...

News item | 15-06-2009 | 11:51

The Netherlands supports swift closure of Guantánamo

During the 13 November debate on the foreign ministry budget in the House of Representatives, Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxime ...

News item | 14-11-2008 | 12:53

Verhagen shocked at bomb attack on Danish embassy

Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxime Verhagen has condemned the bomb attack on the Danish embassy in Islamabad, the capital of ...

News item | 03-06-2008 | 16:11

Government approves Hague location for Lebanon tribunal

The Government today approved the hosting of the Lebanon tribunal in the Netherlands. It will be held in the former headquarters ...

News item | 20-12-2007 | 12:18

Verhagen commemorates 9/11 with US ambassador Arnall

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen and US ambassadeur Roland Arnall commemorated the victims of the attacks of 11 September 2001 ...

News item | 11-09-2007 | 15:22