Tagarchief: United Nations

Srebrenica: US, UK had a ‘Deep Throat’ in Belgrade

For the second time in 20 years, former Dutch defence minister Joris Voorhoeve has said that “at least two allied nations” had prior knowledge about the 1995 Serbian onslaught against the UN-protected ‘safe areas’ in eastern Bosnia. He did not … Lees verder

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Flight MH17 at center stage in Dutch PM’s UNGA speech

(Speech by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to the General Assembly of the United Nations, 25 September 2014) Mr President, Mr Secretary-General, Excellencies, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen, On 17 July, in a summer already marked by alarming reports from … Lees verder

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MH17: speech at the UN Security Council by FM Frans Timmermans

STATEMENT BY H.E. Frans Timmermans New York, 19 September 2014 STATEMENT BY H.E. Frans Timmermans, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to United Nations Security Council on Ukraine and MH17. Madam President, On 17 July, the … Lees verder

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Former Yugoslavia: the radio treasure trove

During the wars in the former Yugoslavia, I experimented with monitoring the radio wavebands for journalistic purposes. It was somewhat of a treasure trove. As hostilities increased in Croatia in 1991, I could listen to the Yugoslav Air Force with the help … Lees verder

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