It came when he had been Netherlands king for just over a year, and was a massive test.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has updated his interests' register, including a board position for a centre looking into Western civilisation.
Moscow (AFP) - Moscow on Monday summoned the Dutch ambassador to complain over the findings of a criminal probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 that said the missile used to shoot it down was brought in from Russia.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says those responsible for downing MH17 over Ukraine will face justice one way or another, even if Russia blocks a UN tribunal.
The Dutch ambassador in Moscow has been summoned by Russia over the MH17 investigation.
Russian criticism of the MH17 crime investigation has earned its Dutch ambassador a diplomatic rebuke.
‘There is a bear in the woods. For some people, the bear is easy to see. Others don’t see it at all. Some people say the bear is tame. Others say it’s vicious and dangerous. Since no one can really be sure who’s right, isn’t it smart to be as strong as the bear? If there is a bear.”
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he has no doubt of Russian culpability in the shooting down of flight MH17 and neither do many others.
Investigators have given the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster a clear picture of how a missile launcher crossed from Russia into the Ukraine.
Malaysia has done a very good job of painting itself as a repressive, hidebound and recalcitrant backwater with its reaction to a group of boisterous Australian revheads.
The Hague (AFP) - Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has summoned Russia's ambassador over "unacceptable" comments by Moscow criticising a report into the downing of flight MH17, officials said on Friday.