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  • 18/07/14 16h15 GMT

    Prime Minister Mark 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 the air disaster in Ukraine involving flight MH17. According to the prime minister, the government's priority is to 'achieve clarity by means of an independent investigation'. The foreign minister announced that he would be travelling to Ukraine this evening.
    Prime Minister Mark Rutte:

  • 18/07/14 11h15 GMT

    Statement by minister Opstelten, concerning the disaster involving flight MH17


    Statement by minister Opstelten, concerning the disaster involving flight MH17

    On 18 July, the Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, issued a third statement concerning the disaster involving flight MH17 (Malaysia Airlines), which crashed on 17 July in Ukraine.

    Ladies and gentlemen,

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