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Statement by the minister of Foreign Affairs on MH17, 5 July 2017

It’s been nearly three years since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed in eastern Ukraine. Two hundred and ninety-eight ...

News item | 05-07-2017 | 09:26

Several options under consideration to prosecute perpetrators in the downing of flight MH17

The government is working out several options for the prosecution and trial of perpetrators in the downing of flight MH17. No ...

News item | 24-10-2016 | 15:00

Koenders summons Russian ambassador

Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders summoned the Russian ambassador on Friday, following comments by Russian ...

News item | 30-09-2016 | 13:17

Foreign minister responds to results of MH17 investigation

‘Today, thanks to the excellent and painstaking work of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), we are a step closer to the truth ...

News item | 28-09-2016 | 20:00

Response PM Rutte to JIT presentation of criminal investigation MH17

Prime Minister Rutte responded to the JIT-presentation of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17:

News item | 28-09-2016 | 14:45

Koenders meets Lavrov in Munich

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders held bilateral talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the margins of the ...

News item | 12-02-2016 | 18:46

Nine extra police officers to join Ukraine mission

The Netherlands has sent nine extra police officers to Ukraine to monitor the situation there. They will join the Special ...

News item | 20-10-2015 | 16:46

Dutch Safety Board report sheds light on MH17 disaster

According to Prime Minister Mark Rutte, the report by the Dutch Safety Board (OVV) has 'shed much light' on the disaster ...

News item | 13-10-2015 | 15:43

Mortal remains from MH17 to Schiphol

A Dutch team is in the Ukraine for the first hand-over of mortal remains and personal belongings of MH17 victims found after 1 ...

News item | 25-09-2015 | 17:07

Prime Minister Rutte’s response to veto of Security Council Resolution on MH17 tribunal

I am deeply disappointed that a UN tribunal will not be established to try those responsible for downing flight MH17. This veto ...

News item | 29-07-2015 | 23:32