Showing posts with label Netherlands. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Netherlands. Show all posts

Friday, February 23, 2018

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide, escalating row with Turkey

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide
The Dutch parliament has voted to recognize as genocide the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire. The move deepens a diplomatic row between the Netherlands and Turkey, which has seen envoys recalled.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Appeals court says Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica deaths

A Dutch appeals court has confirmed that the Netherlands was partly liable for the deaths of about 300 Muslims who were expelled from a Dutch UN base after the surrounding area was overrun by Bosnian Serb troops.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Turkish sanctions only apply to Dutch leadership : Ankara’s Minister for EU Affairs

Turkey's Minister of European Union Affairs, Omer Celik, has said that individuals who are not linked to the Netherlands’ government agencies will not be affected by the sanctions imposed by Ankara.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Saturday, March 11, 2017

'Nazi Remnants, Fascists': Erdogan Goes Ballistic Amid This Step by Netherlands

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan labeled the Dutch authorities "Nazi remnants" and "fascists" for revoking the landing permission for Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was expected to meet with the Turkish expats in the Netherlands.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Assisted "death with dignity" divides Dutch political parties

Dutch political parties' difference in opinions on the issue of assisted suicide became clear on Friday in the aftermath of remarks made by D66 party leader Alexander Pechtold on the age limit for those wishing to end their lives.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Anti-terrorism: threat level in Europe likely to remain high for long time

The terrorism threat level in Europe will probably remain high for the long term, although significant progress has been made particularly in information sharing across the continent, Dutch National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) Dick Schoof told the press on Wednesday.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Dutch government has to respect the resounding "No" in a non-binding advisory referendum on the Ukraine-European Union (EU) Association Agreement

The Dutch government has to respect the resounding "No" in a non-binding advisory referendum on the Ukraine-European Union (EU) Association Agreement and will discuss the issue with related departments in the country and the EU, the government said.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.