Prime-Minister Mark Rutte does not believe the crisis in Ukraine will lead to another 'Cold War.' Not if Russia is rational.
Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frans Timmermans, is heading to Kiev today with his colleagues from Belgium and Luxembourg to discuss the situation in Ukraine.
The shale gas deal between Shell and Ukraine is still going through, the Ukrainian minister of Economic Affairs Pavlo Sheremeta says.
The Netherlands has seized Ukrainian assets for several hundred million euros, minister for Finance Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Pauw & Witteman.
The European Union is going to enforce measures against Russia because of their military intervention in Ukraine.
With but a few weeks to go before The Hague hosts the Nuclear Security Summit NSS, organizers say they see no reason to worry yet about it being sidelined by the ongoing standoff in Ukraine.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte thinks it's too early to impose sanctions on Russia, but does not condone Russia's violations of international treaties.
The Dutch UN special envoy and secretary-general representative Robert Serry, who traveled to Crimea on Wednesday for negotiations, was threatened by armed men and chased away.
The Netherlands is investigating if there are Ukrainian assets held in the Netherlands which were made via corruption or illegal businesses.
The cabinet can't give information about reports that the son of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, locked away wealth via a Dutch tax route.
The cabinet will not send delegates to the Paralympics in Sochi due to the current situation in Ukraine.
Sports Minister, Edith Schippers, sees no reasons for boycotting the Sochi Paralympics, yet, announced her spokesperson. Schippers is closely monitoring the developments in the Ukraine.
The Dutch cabinet is condemning Russian military interference in Ukraine.
In a letter to Parliament Wednesday evening, Minister Frans Timmermans of Foreign Affairs, wrote he wants to focus on targeted sanctions directed toward parties responsible for violence, including the opposition, in the matter of the Ukraine.
Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans has criticized Ukrainian authorities for the harsh police action against demonstrators Saturday in Kiev.