Speech by Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the gathering of Dutchbat III veterans

Since watching the moving three-part documentary about Dutchbat III, there’s one sentence that has stuck in my head: ‘Where was the world?’. It’s a question that says it all. About what you went through at the time and what, even 27 years later, still feels like yesterday for many Dutchbat veterans. And for your families too of course – the vital home front.