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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

Rutte: 'Putin must take responsibility'

At 17:55 on Saturday afternoon Prime Minister Mark Rutte issued a new statement on the air disaster in Ukraine involving flight ...

News item | 19-07-2014 | 21:08

Rutte: 'We want to get to the bottom of this tragedy'

At 16:15 on Friday afternoon, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans issued a statement on ...

News item | 18-07-2014 | 17:56

Statement by minister Opstelten, concerning the disaster involving flight MH17

On 18 July, the Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, issued a 3rd statement concerning the disaster involving flight ...

News item | 18-07-2014 | 15:52

Timmermans calls for unhindered and safe access to crash site

'This is a black day for the Netherlands, and for Malaysia. We mourn all those who were on board flight MH17, whatever their ...

News item | 18-07-2014 | 12:01