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€1 million emergency aid for Côte d’Ivoire refugees

Tens of thousands are fleeing Côte d’Ivoire, where the situation has been extremely tense since the presidential elections at the ...

News item | 18-03-2011 | 00:00

Rosenthal concerned over developments in Yemen

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal has expressed his growing concern about developments in Yemen. ‘I am horrified at the violence ...

News item | 18-03-2011 | 00:00

Rosenthal meets Russian counterpart Lavrov

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal has paid a visit to Sergei Lavrov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. ...

News item | 14-03-2011 | 00:00

Knapen presents 25th Geuzen Medal

At a ceremony in the Grote Kerk in Vlaardingen this afternoon, Minister for European Affairs and Development Cooperation Ben ...

News item | 14-03-2011 | 00:00

Rosenthal delighted at release of Syrian human rights defender

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal is delighted at the release of Syrian human rights defender Haitham Maleh. Mr Maleh was ...

News item | 11-03-2011 | 00:00

The Netherlands and France agree on EU budget discipline

The Netherlands and France will continue to act in concert within the European Union on key issues such as enlargement and the ...

News item | 14-02-2011 | 00:00

Knapen to visit Congo and Rwanda

Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation Ben Knapen is to pay a working visit to the Democratic Republic of ...

News item | 10-02-2011 | 00:00

Rosenthal recalls ambassador for talks

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal has recalled the Dutch ambassador to Iran. Mr Rosenthal, who is currently in the Middle ...

News item | 07-02-2011 | 00:00

Minister freezes contacts with Iran

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal has frozen all official contacts with Iran. This and other measures reflect the horror ...

News item | 29-01-2011 | 00:00

Embassy in Nicaragua helping improve young people's lives

Staff at the Dutch embassy in Managua (Nicaragua) are helping improve the lives of adolescents and young adults by starting ...

News item | 27-01-2011 | 00:00