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By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Blok wants more active stance in ‘Venezuela case’

WILLEMSTAD - Kingdom Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok wants the European Union to be more active in the 'Venezuela case'. The minister has argued for this during a meeting with his EU colleagues. Today he will More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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The Netherlands does not interfere with case Venezuelan sergeant

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Dutch government has no intention of interfering with the asylum procedure of the Venezuelan refugee who claims to have been a sergeant in the South American country’s army. The Permanent More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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200 civil servants sign letter with plea to Minister of Foreign Affairs

THE HAGUE - The letter in which officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ask Minister Blok for more diversity has been signed by at least 200 employees. In the eyes of the letter writers, the civil service in More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Minister of Foreign Affairs is not out of trouble yet with his apologies

THE HAGUE - Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok was even deeper this weekend because of the dust he created with his statements about multiculturalism. The Minister of Foreign Affairs named Suriname a 'failed More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Minister of Foreign Affairs must resign

WILLEMSTAD - The recent statement by Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs that a multicultural society cannot exist peacefully has caused great outcry on Curaçao and other parts of the Dutch Kingdom. Several politicians More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Minister Blok: ‘I do not know a multicultural society that is peaceful’

THE HAGUE - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dutch Kingdom Stef Blok made statements in a private meeting about ethnicity and multicultural societies. For example, the minister said that he does not know a More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
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Minister Blok: Bankruptcy PdVSA is a realistic option

THE HAGUE - A bankruptcy of the Venezuelan state oil company PdVSA is a real option. This is what Minister Blok writes in a letter addressed to the House of Representatives in preparation for the Wednesday debate More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Blok: The Netherlands will not accept refugees from Venezuela

THE HAGUE - There can be no question of refugees from Venezuela continuing to the Netherlands. Minister of Foreign Affairs says that the Netherlands has offered technical support to Aruba and Curaçao, to help with More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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The Kingdom does not recognize Venezuela’s election results

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - the Netherlands and with it the other countries of the Kingdom do not acknowledge the result of the presidential elections in Venezuela last Sunday. Minister Stef Blok has stated today in More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Blok leaves Venezuelan consul on Aruba untouched

THE HAGUE - Kingdom Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok sees 'currently' no reason to disagree to the appointment by Venezuela of former General Carlos Mata Figueroa to return as Consul General in Aruba. The minister More...