Dutch embassy in Kabul closed

The Dutch embassy in Kabul has been closed since Monday because of a security alert, news agency ANP reports on Wednesday. The 15 Dutch and 35 local staff are now working from a secret location, ANP says.

A foreign ministry spokesman refused to say if the closure was connected to MP Geert Wilders’ anti-Koran film released on March 28.
Last week, the Dutch embassy in Islamabad was moved into a hotel because of security risks associated with Wilders´ film Fitna.

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