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Koenders expresses condolences to Coptic Pope in Cairo after terrorist attack

During his working visit to Cairo, foreign minister Bert Koenders today visited the Coptic Orthodox church of St Peter and St ...

News item | 20-12-2016 | 14:00

Koenders visits devastated village in northern Iraq

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders visited the village of Hashansham in northern Iraq on Monday. The village has been ...

News item | 19-12-2016 | 13:00

Koenders meets with Iraqi government to discuss future of Iraq

On Sunday foreign minister Bert Koenders met in Baghdad with the Iraqi prime minister, Haider Al-Abadi, and foreign minister, ...

News item | 18-12-2016 | 16:35

Koenders thanks Dutch troops in Mali

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has paid a visit to Dutch military personnel in Mali, thanking them at Camp Castor in Gao for ...

News item | 11-12-2016 | 12:00

Koenders: Security Council must address security risks arising from climate change

Speaking at the opening of the second Planetary Security Conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague on Monday, foreign minister ...

News item | 05-12-2016 | 16:00

Extra Dutch support for Syria’s rescue workers

The Netherlands has announced it will support a project aimed at reducing the number of casualties of air strikes in the Syrian ...

News item | 21-11-2016 | 21:00

Minister Koenders to discuss global security with Leiden University students

In the wake of the US elections, Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders noted: ‘The American people have delivered their verdict ...

News item | 09-11-2016 | 18:00

Koenders: ‘Democracy and human rights in Turkey are under pressure’

Following the European Union’s declaration on developments in Turkey, foreign minister Bert Koenders issued the following ...

News item | 08-11-2016 | 18:00

The Netherlands helps to combat people smuggling in Mali

On Monday foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Malian counterpart, Abdoulaye Diop. The two ministers discussed the peace ...

News item | 24-10-2016 | 17:05

Cyprus-based Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) wins 2016 Max van der Stoel Award

The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), an NGO based in Cyprus, has won the 2016 Max van der Stoel Award for ...

News item | 24-10-2016 | 17:00