A look at the Defence news 6 - 12 July

“Victims are still being found and identified, and re-buried on 11 July. Today, there are 9,” said Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten at the Srebrenica memorial ceremony in The Hague at the commemoration, 25 years after the atrocities.

Minister en militairen bij herdenking Srebrenica in 2020.
Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten at the commemoration in The Hague, 25 years after the atrocities.

Bijleveld was originally due to attend the commemoration in Potočari, but due to coronavirus infections in the area she remained in The Hague where she listened to the names of the victims being read out.