A look at the Defence news 2 – 8 November

Curaçao and the Netherlands have reached an agreement about a third corona support package for the island in return for reforms. In that context, the Netherlands will make an extra investment in security and the rule of law on Curaçao over the coming years.

Human remains found during recovery of German aircraft wreckage

Human remains have been found during the recovery of German aircraft wreckage. The remains are probably of the pilot of the Messerschmitt Bf109, which crashed in the Second World War.

European Union takes an important step in defence cooperation

From now on, countries outside of the European Union can also participate in defence projects that are part of the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO). This means that the Netherlands will be able to work together with important strategic partner countries, such as Canada, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States.