Prime Minister Rutte responded to the JIT-presentation of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17:
On Thursday the Netherlands and Italy jointly hosted a special meeting on Syria in New York. Speakers came from the besieged city of Aleppo, where they are doing extraordinary work.
Speech of Foreign Minister Koenders at the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
4 Press Statement by the Permanent Representatives of Australia, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Malaysia and Ukraine on the second anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
The Permanent Representatives of Australia, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Malaysia and Ukraine, on behalf of their governments, issue the following statement on the second anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine:
The Kingdom of the Netherlands and Italy have agreed to share a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for the coming two years. Under this arrangement, each country would hold the seat for a year. This would mean that in 2017 Italy would be a member of world’s main body working for international peace and security, while the Kingdom of the Netherlands would hold the seat in 2018.
We are shocked and saddened by the horrific attack which took place at a night club in Orlando (Florida) on Sunday. Our hearts go out to the victims, their families and loved ones, the American people and the global LGBTI community.
Bert Koenders and Frank-Walter Steinmeier To achieve stability in Mali, we need to ensure that ordinary citizens can become more self-reliant and generate their own incomes.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte made the following statement after attending a meeting of the Ministerial Crisis Management Committee, which convened following the attacks at Brussels Airport and on the Brussels metro:
Following a number of attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders have been in contact with their Belgian colleagues.