Netherlands Intensifies Ties with Nigeria


The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Stef Blok, paid a visit to Nigeria in October to deepen bilateral relations in the frame work of the memorandum of understanding between Nigeria and the Netherlands signed during the official visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Netherlands early this year.

In the course of discussion with the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama, Stef Blok affirmed the Netherlands willingness to increase diplomatic presence in Nigeria and to strengthen economic ties between both countries. He also drew attention to the need for strong cooperation in the area of migration to forestall human trafficking.

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Onyeama expressed his appreciation for the visit and stated that Nigeria will continue to maintain close collaboration with one its biggest investors.

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