Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra (centre) leaves the Dutch parliament, Tweede Kamer, after resigning following a false claim he met Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA-EFE Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra (centre) leaves the Dutch parliament, Tweede Kamer, after resigning following a false claim he met Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra (centre) leaves the Dutch parliament, Tweede Kamer, after resigning following a false claim he met Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Dutch foreign minister quits after lying about meeting Vladimir Putin

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Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra (centre) leaves the Dutch parliament, Tweede Kamer, after resigning following a false claim he met Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA-EFE Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra (centre) leaves the Dutch parliament, Tweede Kamer, after resigning following a false claim he met Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA-EFE
Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra (centre) leaves the Dutch parliament, Tweede Kamer, after resigning following a false claim he met Vladimir Putin. Photo: EPA-EFE
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