No official Dutch representatives at Mandela funeral

There will be no official Dutch representation at the funeral of former South African leader Nelson Mandela on Sunday, foreign minister Frans Timmermans has confirmed.

Timmermans and king Willem-Alexander both attended the memorial service for Mandela on Tuesday.

Timmermans is quoted as saying by news agency Novum that officials want to keep the ceremony low key and that not many people will be attending.

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