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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

Koenders convenes meeting for Syria envoys in the Netherlands

On Friday foreign minister Bert Koenders opened a meeting for Syria envoys and members of the Syrian opposition. The envoys, ...

News item | 10-03-2017 | 21:00

100 names on national terrorism list

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has added 10 Dutch nationals to the Netherlands’ terrorism list, due to their involvement in ...

News item | 08-03-2017 | 16:17

Dutch Land Registry providing assistance in Colombia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders has visited a FARC disarmament zone in Colombia. He did so in the company of his ...

News item | 06-03-2017 | 16:23

Koenders to attend G20 meeting in Bonn and security conference in Munich

On 16 and 17 February, foreign minister Bert Koenders will take part in an informal meeting of the foreign ministers of the G20 ...

News item | 15-02-2017 | 21:30

Koenders describes report on mass executions in Syria as ‘horrific’

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders says that there must be no impunity for the mass executions carried out in Syria. He ...

News item | 07-02-2017 | 13:50