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No support for euro countries lacking budgetary discipline

If eurozone countries fail to observe the agreed rules and consistently fail to get their budgets in order, they should not ...

News item | 30-09-2011 | 14:31

Barroso’s State of the Union: some proposals wide of the mark

In response to the State of the Union delivered by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso yesterday, European affairs ...

News item | 30-09-2011 | 12:23

Rutte: Supervision of budget agreements EU countries

'We have fallen on hard times with the euro. That means that in the short term we have to make repairs and in the long term that ...

News item | 07-09-2011 | 14:23

Rosenthal welcomes EU oil embargo on Syrian regime

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal welcomed the oil embargo that the European Union imposed on Syria today. ‘These sanctions mean to ...

News item | 02-09-2011 | 08:48

EU multiyear budget proposal and Dutch contribution still much too high

European affairs minister Ben Knapen today visited Poland, which holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In a ...

News item | 29-08-2011 | 14:51

Rosenthal appalled at beating of Syrian cartoonist

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal is appalled at the beating of Ali Ferzat, a well-known Syrian cartoonist and the recipient in 2002 ...

News item | 26-08-2011 | 14:57

Rosenthal wants to extend EU sanctions against Syria

Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal seeks to extend EU sanctions against the Syrian government, to increase pressure on the Assad ...

News item | 12-08-2011 | 15:24

Rosenthal welcomes arrest of Hadžić

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal welcomes the arrest of Goran Hadžić, the former president of a breakaway Serbian republic in ...

News item | 20-07-2011 | 12:11

More concrete results needed in Romania and Bulgaria

‘It seems as if the fight against corruption and organised crime is progressing with difficulty in fits and starts,’ observed ...

News item | 20-07-2011 | 11:56

Government sets about tackling raw materials problem

The government has submitted a memorandum on raw materials to the House of Representatives, setting out what the Netherlands and ...

News item | 15-07-2011 | 12:28