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Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

"It is up to the Libyan parties to show the courage & leadership to make the necessary compromises. The int'l community, incl this Council, should continue to stand ready to help address the Libyan crisis." - Amb @LiseGvH at #UNSC meeting Full Statement:…

2 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

Today at #UNSC: → 10.00 AM: Briefing & Consultations on @UNSMILibya with briefings by SRSG Ghassan Salamé & Chair of 1970 Committee @OlofBSkoog Follow the meeting live:

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Stef Blok @ministerBlok

In challenging times international cooperation is of the essence. Good talks today in Washington DC with @pompeo en @AmbJohnBolton about building bridges, not burning them. Let’s realize our aims together.

2 days ago
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