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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

Extra money for de-mining operations in Mosul

Once the Iraqi city of Mosul has been liberated, its displaced inhabitants must be able to return safely to their homes. This ...

News item | 20-10-2016 | 17:22

Koenders adds 15 Dutch citizens to national terrorism list

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has added 15 Dutch citizens to the national terrorism list. From this point on, these people will ...

News item | 20-10-2016 | 15:51

Netherlands to continue contributing to UN mission in Mali in 2017

This Friday the government decided that the Netherlands will again contribute to MINUSMA, the UN peace mission in Mali, in 2017.

News item | 07-10-2016 | 15:15

Netherlands urges Moscow to cooperate with other countries in JIT investigation

The Dutch ambassador in Moscow, Renée Jones-Bos, was today summoned to the Russian foreign ministry, after Dutch foreign minister ...

News item | 03-10-2016 | 00:00

Koenders welcomes greater scope for investigation of abuses in Yemen

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is pleased that there is now greater scope for an independent investigation of violations of human ...

News item | 29-09-2016 | 17:30

Koenders: signing of Colombia peace agreement is historic milestone

On Monday, foreign minister Bert Koenders witnessed the official signing of the peace agreement between the Colombian government ...

News item | 26-09-2016 | 20:00

The Netherlands accepts the jurisdiction of the ICC over the crime of aggression

The Netherlands has given its formal assent for the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to be ...

News item | 23-09-2016 | 00:00