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From Friday 7 till Monday 10 October a delegation of Dutch Members of Parliament took part in the annual meeting of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Bucharest, Romania.

 


The Dutch delegation consisted of the following Members of Parliament:

  • Mr Henk Jan Ormel (Christian Democratic Appeal, House of Representatives, delegation leader)
  • Mr Andr√© Bosman (People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, House of Representatives)
  • Mr Han ten Broeke (People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, House of Representatives)
  • Mr Simon van Driel (Labour Party, former member of the Senate)
  • Ms Angelien Eijsink (Labour Party, House of Representatives)
  • Mr Marcel de Graaff (Party for Freedom, Senate)
  • Mr Frank van Kappen (People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Senate)
  • Mr Menno Knip (People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, Senate)
  • Mr Raymond Knops (Christian Democratic Appeal, House of Representatives)
  • Mr Arjan Vliegenthart (Socialist Party, Senate)

The Members debated with 250 fellow-Parliamentarians from NATO member states about the NATO operations in Libya and Afghanistan. Furthermore, they debated about the strategic consequences of the economic crisis and the recent growth of China.