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11 Sep

The Tweede Kamer opens its doors for Heritage Day

Saturday 13th September, the Tweede Kamer opens its doors for Heritage Day (Open Monumentendag). Visitors are welcome to see the Old Chamber and Stadholder’s Room.
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11 Aug

Summary report of technical briefing on repatriation mission MH17

On Monday 11 August from 14.00 to ca 16.00 hrs the standing committee on Foreign Affairs, the standing committee on Security and Justice and the standing committee on Defence were given a technical briefing on the repatriation mission.
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30 Jul

Summary report of a committee debate about Flight MH17 disaster 29 July

On 29 July 2014 the standing committee on Foreign Affairs, the standing committee on Defence and the standing committee on Security and Justice engaged in a debate with Mr Frans Timmermans, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Minister of Defence, and Mr Ivo Opstelten, Minister of Security and Justice, about the current situation surrounding the Flight MH17 disaster.Read the English summary of the report of the debate in the attached document.
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29 Jul

Summary report of a briefing at civil service level about the MH17 disaster

On Monday 28 July 2014, a briefing at civil service level took place. Read the English summary of the report of the debate in the attached document.
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28 Jul

Result procedural meeting Monday 28 July 2014 about the repatriation mission

On Monday 28 July 2014 the standing committee on Foreign Affairs, the standing committee on Security and Justice and the standing committee on Defence held a procedural meeting about the repatriation mission. The outcome? A briefing at civil service level to be held on Monday afternoon and a committee debate with the Cabinet on Tuesday 29 July.
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