Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence Didier Reynders strongly condemns the odious attack which caused the violent death of at least 135 persons yesterday in Mali, close to the border with Burkina Faso.
Their Majesties the King and Queen of the Belgians will make a state visit to the Republic of Korea from 25 until 28 March 2019. They will lead a delegation of over 200 people: ministers, high officials, CEO’s, representatives of academic institutions and Belgian media. Seoul will be the main location of all foreseen activities. Her Majesty the Queen will also visit Songdo, an ultraconnected “smart city” in Incheon.
In view of the international discussions which will take place from 25 to 29 March in Geneva, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence Didier Reynders reiterates the important commitment of Belgium to prevent the introduction of new “autonomous” weapons systems which pose a real humanitarian and ethical problem.
The passage of the tropical cyclone Idai and the floods that accompanied it caused an enormous havoc in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. It is one of the most devastating storms affecting Southern Africa in recent history, with probably more than a thousand victims.
Today is the international day to combat racism and discrimination. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders attaches great importance to this issue and calls for continued joint efforts in this fight. Unfortunately, racism and other forms of discrimination are still a reality worldwide, also within the EU and Belgium.
Op-Ed - Minister Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Minister Roth, Minister of State for Europe of Germany, Minister Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands.
The Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Enzo Moavero Milanesi and Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense of Belgium, signed this morning a Memorandum of Understanding which structures and deepens the already excellent bilateral relations between the two countries. The signature took place in the Egmont Palace in Brussels.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defence Didier Reynders is deeply concerned about the announcement made by the United States regarding unprecedented measures against the International Criminal Court.