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Minister Timmermans discusses airline disaster in Brussels

The foreign ministers of the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met today in Brussels to ...

News item | 24-07-2014 | 13:29

Foreign minister Frans Timmermans to visit Ukraine on Thursday

Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop are set to travel to Ukraine on ...

News item | 24-07-2014 | 10:35

Arrival of 2 more planes with MH17 victims

At around 16:00 on Thursday, 24 July, another 2 military planes will arrive back in the Netherlands with more remains of MH17 air ...

News item | 23-07-2014 | 21:06

MH17 black boxes handed over to Dutch Safety Board

The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder of MH17 - the 'black boxes' - have been handed over by Malaysian experts to ...

News item | 22-07-2014 | 23:09

Wednesday 23 July day of national mourning

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has declared Wednesday 23 July 2014 a day of national mourning. On this day, the bodies of the first ...

News item | 22-07-2014 | 22:04

Invitation to the media

The first bodies of the victims of the MH17 air disaster will arrive at Eindhoven airbase at around 16.00 on Wednesday 23 July. ...

News item | 22-07-2014 | 21:01

1st aircraft carrying victims' remains expected in Eindhoven on Wednesday

Speaking on Tuesday at 13:00, Prime Minister Mark Rutte gave a summary of the latest developments relating to the air disaster in ...

News item | 22-07-2014 | 16:05

Parliamentary briefing on the situation in Ukraine

At a public information session, the government briefed the House of Representatives about the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine. ...

News item | 22-07-2014 | 12:35

Mr Timmermans to UN Security Council: 'Bring the victims home'

Yesterday in a statement at a meeting of the UN Security Council, Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans said that for the ...

News item | 22-07-2014 | 11:43

Rutte: 'Repatriation of victims' remains is top priority'

At 18:55 this evening Prime Minister Mark Rutte outlined the latest developments concerning the air disaster in Ukraine. ...

News item | 20-07-2014 | 22:01