Tag: Mark Rutte

  • Official: Bulgaria and Romania outside Schengen, Croatia is included

    Croatia has received approval to join Schengen from January 1, 2023, Croatian officials said, quoted by Reuters. However, Bulgaria and Romania remain outside the Schengen area, it became known from a statement by EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson.” The final step is complete! The Council’s decision has been adopted – it is now officially […]

  • The Dutch crown princess leaves the dormitory after security threats

    THE HAGUE, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) — Dutch Crown Princess Catharina-Amalia has moved from her student apartment in Amsterdam to the royal palace for security reasons, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima told Dutch media during their state visit to Sweden on Thursday. “It has huge consequences for her life. It means she doesn’t live in Amsterdam […]

  • Bulgaria is negotiating the purchase of used fighter jets

    Bulgaria is looking for an interim solution for fighter jets while the US F-16 project takes off. Negotiations are ongoing with Sweden and several other countries, President Rumen Radev announced after the meeting with the European political community in Prague. Radev recalled that at the NATO summit he emphasized “our country’s need for fighter jets […]

  • International Round-Up: Foreign Minister says Denmark will use development aid funds to rebuild Ukraine

    International Round-Up: Foreign Minister says Denmark will use development aid funds to rebuild Ukraine

    Jeppe Kofod, the Danish foreign minister, has said that “some of the money” to rebuild Ukraine must come from Denmark’s development aid funds, reports Jyllands-Posten. The potential allocation of additional development money for reconstruction in Ukraine has drawn criticism from parties such as the Unity List, which says it will do so at the expense […]

  • NATO leaders have pledged their support for Ukraine

    The leaders of seven NATO countries have promised to support Sweden’s and Finland’s accession to the alliance and to provide more heavy weapons to Ukraine, the Associated Press reported. They expressed their support after an informal meeting in the official residence of the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague, arranged by Rutte and […]

  • NATO promises more heavy weapons to Ukraine

    NATO promises more heavy weapons to Ukraine

    The bloc is reluctant to fight Russia directly and treats Kyiv as a proxy, the Dutch prime minister admits Ukraine must acquire more NATO-heavy weapons, the head of the military bloc said on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting with the US-led “contact group” to discuss the logistics of that company. NATO is trying to adapt […]