Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders condemns the assassination attempt against the Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority Rami Hamdallah which occurred yesterday in Beit Hanoun, in the Gaza strip.
Due to the current circumstances surrounding Brexit and the lack of solid information, the Embassy is not in a position to make any recommendations when it comes to procedures to follow in order to obtain the right to stay. Even though the Home Office has not communicated all the details regarding the stay of citizens from EU member states, it would from now on be prudent to keep any documents proving residency in the United Kingdom. Those documents could then be presented to the Home Office if requested.
Today is the International Women’s Day. Despite improvements in many countries, there is still a long way to go in the defence of women’s rights. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders invited today a group of women professional athletes to take part in an event at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. Ingrid Berghmans, Kimberley Buys, Vanina Ickx, Aurélie Romanini, Sandrine Tas, Gella Vandecaveye and the Red Panthers - the female national hockey team - were among those able to join the event.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and Minister of Defence Steven Vandeput received today at the Egmont Palace in Brussels Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
Speech by Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, at the 'Réunion du Groupe des amis de la Réforme du Secteur de la Sécurité' - Security Sector Reform in West Africa and the Sahel : Learning Lessons towards Sustaining Peace (New York, 21 February 2018).
High Level Seminar “Humanitarian Negotiation and International Mediation : Building Bridges” - speech by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders (New York, 20 February 2018).
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is worried about the escalation of violence in Syria and about the humanitarian situation in the country. The situation has become particularly severe in recent weeks in Eastern Ghouta, in Idlib province and around Afrin, among others.