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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

Government to extend scope of criminal law ban on impeding humanitarian relief

Impeding the provision of humanitarian relief during a non-international armed conflict is to be made an offence under the ...

News item | 03-02-2017 | 14:30

‘Two states only solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict’

In the view of foreign minister Bert Koenders, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be resolved by the creation of an ...

News item | 15-01-2017 | 16:45

Koenders calls on UN to take action

In a debate in the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday, foreign minister Bert Koenders called on the new UN ...

News item | 10-01-2017 | 19:40

Ploumen: women are key to making communities safer and more peaceful

Development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen wants women in conflict areas to be more involved in resolving social problems ...

News item | 01-01-2017 | 16:41

Netherlands supports UN evidence database on atrocities in Syria

The Netherlands will contribute money and expertise to the database being set up by the United Nations to gather evidence of ...

News item | 22-12-2016 | 00:40