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Netherlands condemns sixth nuclear test by North Korea

The Netherlands has strongly condemned the nuclear test conducted by North Korea today. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological ...

News item | 03-09-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands contributes to more effective UN operations

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Netherlands will actively support the United Nations in modernising and ...

News item | 01-09-2017 | 18:00

Koenders satisfied with award of damages in Arctic Sunrise case

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has said he is satisfied with the final Award on Compensation by the Permanent Court of ...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 00:00

Koenders calls for UN sanctions on people smugglers in Libya

UN sanctions on people smugglers in Libya

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

Dutch diplomatic representative to return to Tripoli

The Netherlands is once again to station its own diplomatic representative in Tripoli. However, it remains too early to ...

News item | 29-06-2017 | 00:00

Koenders calls on Turkey to follow the recommendations of the Council of Europe

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has called on Turkey to follow the recommendations made by the Council of Europe. The minister ...

News item | 19-05-2017 | 14:16

Koenders: we need a solid legal basis for reconstruction of Somalia

Speaking on Thursday at an international conference on Somalia in London, foreign minister Bert Koenders argued that the rule of ...

News item | 11-05-2017 | 17:00

Koenders strengthens cooperation with Kenya and visits South Africa

On Thursday Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders met with his Kenyan counterpart Amina Mohamed in the Kenyan capital ...

News item | 13-04-2017 | 21:47

Extra support for demining in Syria

The Netherlands is setting aside additional funds for demining projects in parts of Syria that have been retaken from ISIS. These ...

News item | 05-04-2017 | 17:53

Koenders backs EU sanctions on military officials for use of chemical weapons in Syria

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders has welcomed the European Union’s decision to impose sanctions on four high-ranking ...

News item | 20-03-2017 | 16:07