Netherlands for ensuring justice through ICJ



The Netherlands has reiterated its commitment to help ensure justice and accountability for the atrocities committed against Rohingyas by the Myanmar authorities.

Foreign Minister of the Netherlands Stef Blok in a letter to his Bangladesh counterpart Dr AK Abdul Momen conveyed it saying they will help to ensure justice through the International Court of Justice (ICJ), reports UNB.

Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh Harry Verweij on Sunday met Foreign Minister Dr Momen st State guesthouse Padma and handed over the letter, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

On September 2, the Netherlands and Canada said States parties to the Genocide Convention must resolve to prevent genocide but also, critically, to hold perpetrators in Myanmar to account.

“Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands reiterate their call to all states parties to the Genocide Convention to support The Gambia in its efforts to address these violations,” the two countries said in a joint statement.

Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, issued the statement regarding intention to intervene in The Gambia v. Myanmar case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

During his meeting with Dr Momen, the Dutch Ambassador mentioned it.

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