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#Kingdom welcomes the appointment of Christine Schraner Burgener of Switzerland as Special Envoy of the Secretary-General @antonioguterres on Myanmar. → The @UN Security Council will travel to Myanmar shortly. #KingdomNL will call for constructive engagement with the new Envoy

1 hour ago
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#UNSC adopts unanimously resolution on #Peacebuilding and #SustainingPeace pic.twitter.com/SMRQkw6iDb

2 hours ago
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#UNSC meeting on #MiddleEast: #KingdomNL is deeply concerned over situation in Gaza. Need de-escalation. All sides must respect the right to peaceful protest. Israel's reaction must be proportionate. Incidents must be investigated. Full statement: permanentrepresentations.nl/permanent-repr… pic.twitter.com/KgQeiipADB

5 hours ago
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