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Brighter prospects for displaced Iraqis

The Dutch government will support displaced Iraqis returning to towns and villages recently occupied by ISIS. Sigrid Kaag, the...

News item | 28-06-2018 | 14:49

Netherlands to intensify military mission in Afghanistan and end involvement in Mali

The Dutch Cabinet today agreed to step up the Netherlands' contribution to the NATO mission in Afghanistan and to extend it by...

News item | 15-06-2018 | 15:45

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok on the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un

Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok reacts on the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader...

News item | 12-06-2018 | 13:59

Emergency aid for the Yemeni people

The Dutch government will provide aid to the suffering people of Yemen, development minister Sigrid Kaag announced today at the...

News item | 04-04-2018 | 00:00

Netherlands to sound alarm on Syria in UN Security Council

On Tuesday Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok, as UN Security Council President, will sound the alarm on the situation in Syria....

News item | 27-03-2018 | 10:27

Netherlands working in Security Council to help people of Yemen

Under the Netherlands’ presidency, the UN Security Council has spoken out about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. ‘By doing...

News item | 15-03-2018 | 20:00

Zijlstra and Guterres discuss Netherlands’ membership of Security Council

Netherlands' membership of Security Council

News item | 16-12-2017 | 00:00

Formal go-ahead for closer defence cooperation in EU

Defence cooperation EU

News item | 11-12-2017 | 00:00

Government provides extra funding to evacuate migrants from Libya

The Dutch government is providing extra funding to give African migrants in Libya and other North African countries the chance...

News item | 04-12-2017 | 15:15

Government aims to use Security Council term to contribute to peace and security

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to make an active contribution to...

News item | 27-10-2017 | 00:00