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Burundian elections neither free nor fair

The presidential election in Burundi does not meet the minimum criteria for inclusive, free and fair elections, according to Bert ...

News item | 21-07-2015 | 19:30

Koenders: Never give up the fight against anti-Semitism

‘We must never give up the fight against racism and anti-Semitism. We owe that to the millions of people who died in the ...

News item | 16-07-2015 | 15:52

Koenders: More scope needed for development in Gaza

To improve the situation in Gaza, all the parties to the conflict need to shoulder their responsibility: this was foreign ...

News item | 15-07-2015 | 18:40

No benefits or student finance for jihadist travellers

Persons who leave the Netherlands to join ISIS will have their benefits and student finance stopped. The aim is to prevent Dutch ...

News item | 15-07-2015 | 17:02

Koenders: Nuclear agreement with Iran is important milestone

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is pleased with the detailed and comprehensive agreement reached in Vienna today between Iran and ...

News item | 14-07-2015 | 13:16

Koenders: ‘Security at sea essential in West Africa’

Foreign minister Bert Koenders discussed maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea with his Togolese counterpart Robert Dussey on ...

News item | 13-07-2015 | 16:57

Koenders offers Bulgaria organisational training ahead of its EU Presidency

Today, at a meeting with the Bulgarian deputy prime minister for European policies, Meglena Kuneva, and the Bulgarian justice ...

News item | 13-07-2015 | 16:48

Koenders welcomes first step towards Libyan unity government

In the Moroccan town of Skhirat yesterday, a number of Libyan factions signed an agreement on forming a unity government in ...

News item | 12-07-2015 | 17:01

Koenders: Srebrenica genocide must never be forgotten

We must always remember the horrific murder of ‘thousands of innocent men and boys’ after the fall of Srebrenica, said foreign ...

News item | 11-07-2015 | 16:31

Koenders: Poland key partner in tackling EU challenges

Foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Polish counterpart Grzegorz Schetyna in Warsaw on Wednesday to discuss the importance ...

News item | 09-07-2015 | 17:45