To no one's surprise Russia vetoed the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the downing of flight MH17. The United Nations Security council voted on it in New York on Wednesday night. Both Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister Bert Koenders are "deeply disappointed" with Russia's decision.
The United Nations Security Council will vote on the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 on Wednesday night, a spokesperson for New Zealand, chairman of the Security Council, said to Russian news agency Sputnik.
Minister Bert Koenders will be discussing the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Monday night. He will consult with New-Zealand, the chairman of the UN Security Council, who will decide whether the establishment of the tribunal will be put to a vote on Wednesday
The vast majority of Dutch people think that those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 will never be tried.
The Netherlands, along with the other involved countries, is once again pushing for the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.
Russia is considering banning imports of all flowers from the Netherlands, claiming that the flowers contain pests. Dutch Agriculture and Horticulture organization thinks that the actual reason is politically motivated.
More new footage of the disaster with flight MH17 has surfaced. This video seems to have been recorded by a Ukrainian couple driving past the crash site shortly after the disaster.
The United Nations Security Council will vote on the establishment of an UN tribunal to prosecute those responsible for the disaster with flight MH17 on July 27th, NRC reports. The vote was initially scheduled for this Tuesday, but was postponed for unknown reasons.
New video footage of the disaster with Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has surfaced, on the one year anniversary of the tragedy. This footage is believed to have been recorded by the rebels themselves, shortly after the crash. The video was discovered by Australian news organization News Corp Australia and has been handed over to the multinational Joint Investigation Team, handling the investigation into the cause of the disaster.
The criminal investigation into the cause of the disaster with flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine is going well, according to chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke.
The Netherlands thinks that a UN-style tribunal is the best option for prosecuting those suspected of being responsible for the MH17 disaster, British news agency Reuters reports based on two anonymous sources close to the discussion.
Australia is planning to install a permanent memorial for the victims of the MH17 disaster. The memorial will be located at the Parliament House in Canberra.
A number of experts from the National Police and Defense launched a new mission in Eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. This investigation is aimed at gathering evidence in support or rejection of he different scenarios on what caused the disaster with flight MH17.
The safety of airlines was not mentioned once during the diplomatic meeting in Kiev three days before flight MH17 was shot down. At the time, the Ukrainian government had nothing to say on the matter and Europe still underestimated the conflict.
The satellite images that Russia released days after the disaster with flight MH17, were falsified. This is according to British journalist Elliot Hggins' research collective Bellingcat.
Minister Bert Koenders of Foreign Affairs stressed how important it is that the MH17 investigation now goes in the direction of accountability now that the repatriation phase has been finalized. He said this before his meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington D.C. on Thursday
The salvage mission in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed last year, has been completed. The last seven coffins are expected to arrive at Eindhoven airport at 16:00 on Saturday afternoon. From there they will be transported with the usual ceremony.
Dick Schoof, the National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security, has released hundreds of documents regarding the flight MH17 disaster after news agencies NOS, RTL Nieuws and Volkskrant appealed to the Freedom of Information Act.
According to the Public Prosecutor, the Dutch investigation team that is coordinating the investigation into the downing of flight MH17, will soon be going to Russia to look for evidence
The Public Prosecutor has called on witnesses in eastern Ukraine who may have seen anything involving a BUK missile in the days before and after the MH17 crash on July 17th last year.
Forensic investigators have identified another MH17 victim at the Korporaal Van Oudheusden barracks in Hilversum. This leaves only two unidentified passengers, both of Dutch nationality.
Two survivors of victims of the MH17 disaster pleaded that investigators return to the crash site on RTL Late Night last night.
The remains of 29 identified victims of the MH17 disaster have not been returned to their families yet, RTL Nieuws reports.
In the past week 533 relatives of 151 flight MH17 victims went to view the wreckage of the plane at the airbase Gilze-Rijen.