“We urge all parties to respect this ruling and refrain from confrontational actions,” said Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Hanke Bruins Slot, who was in Manila for an…
The Netherlands is Vietnam's second-largest trading partner in the EU market after Germany.
The paper says the Dutch are slowly, if not reluctantly, coming to terms with their ugly history.
The Dutch slave trade had inflicted significant agony on Indonesians, he said, particularly on the thousands dispatched to other Dutch-ruled nations.
The apology comes almost 150 years after the end of slavery in the European country's overseas colonies.
The project aims to provide multi-sectoral support assistance for the Rohingya refugees and the host communities in Cox's Bazar.
He also said Malaysia and the Netherlands had agreed to boost trade relations between both countries, with the latter being the biggest palm oil importer in Europe.