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  • Cash payments not accepted anymore

    03 Jul News item

    Do you need a new passport? To extend your visa or to legalise a document? Since July 1st, the consular offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brussels no longer accept cash payments. You may now pay only by credit or debit card (Bancontact, Maestro, Visa, Mastercard) or receipt of postal payment.

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  • Didier Reynders condemns new attacks in Egypt

    02 Jul Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is shocked by the new wave of attacks in Egypt, in which tens of persons were killed. He strongly condemns these attacks. The Minister expresses his condolences with the victims, their families and the Egyptian people.

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  • Didier Reynders expresses his condolences after the plane crash in Indonesia

    01 Jul Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders expresses his condolences to the government and the people of Indonesia following the crash of a military aircraft in Medan, capital of Sumatra in Indonesia. His thoughts go out to the relatives and friends of the victims. He wishes a lot of courage to those who were affected by this disaster, in particular the injured and their families.

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  • Didier Reynders condemns attack in Cairo on Egypt’s public prosecutor Hisham Barakat

    30 Jun Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders expresses his condolences to the family and friends of public prosecutor Hisham Barakat, who was killed in a terrorist attack on 29 June in Cairo.

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  • Didier Reynders concerned about the elections in Burundi

    29 Jun Press release

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders is deeply concerned about the organization of parliamentary and local elections in Burundi, today 29th of June. The principles of inclusiveness, transparency and credibility are not respected.

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