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Rosenthal summons Belarusian ambassador

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal has summoned the Belarusian ambassador to the Ministry. The Netherlands is concerned about the ...

News item | 02-03-2012 | 12:17

Knapen welcomes UNRWA chief

On Tuesday, Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation Ben Knapen met with Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi ...

News item | 01-02-2012 | 09:53

Rosenthal meets with Syrian opposition leader

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal has met with Burhan Ghalioun, the leader of the Syrian National Council, one of the ...

News item | 18-01-2012 | 14:02

Encouraging developments in Burma

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal is pleased with the Burmese government’s decision to release a substantial number of detainees, ...

News item | 16-01-2012 | 14:48

Concern about developments in Hungary

‘Just like other foreign ministers in Europe, I am concerned about developments in Hungary,’ foreign minister Uri Rosenthal ...

News item | 06-01-2012 | 14:44

Verhagen critical of remarks by Burmese honorary consul

On the instructions of foreign minister Maxime Verhagen, the Burmese honorary consul in the Netherlands has been taken to task ...

News item | 11-10-2011 | 12:10

Rosenthal calls on Security Council to impose sanctions against Syria

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal has called on the UN Security Council to impose sanctions against the Syrian regime. ...

News item | 27-09-2011 | 17:03

Benelux Joint Statement on International Contact Group Libya 25 August 2011

On 25 August 2011 the International Contact Group on Libya gathered at official level in Istanbul to discuss the recent ...

News item | 26-08-2011 | 15:02

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 receives Syrian opposition leader

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal met with Syrian human rights lawyer and opposition leader Haitham al-Maleh at the Ministry of ...

News item | 11-08-2011 | 15:27