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Hans de Vreij @hdevreij The Netherlands

Dutch journalist. Covered EU, NATO, UN, security & defense issues. Was correspondent in Berlin, Brussels, Geneva, Prague. Retired. Still news-addicted.

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BREAKING: The European Union agrees a deal to buy up to 1.8 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer-BioNTech thr… https://t.co/OgJ3nuYsne
Retweeted by Hans de VreijEU en Pfizer akkoord over 1,8 miljard extra geleverde coronavaccins: https://t.co/kSWTXoNIhH
Retweeted by Hans de VreijDe Europese Unie koopt max. 1,8 miljard (!) Pfizer vaccins extra. https://t.co/ruv7R2ftkDKanttekening bij deze column: Frankrijk heeft van de week geen 'marineschepen' naar Jersey gestuurd. Het waren een… https://t.co/uHcLMR0fJJCaroline de Gruyter in NRC: 'De grens tussen oorlog en vrede in Europa is dunner dan we denken'.… https://t.co/TWw11JWFvO.@RobertPszczel, who endured years in Moscow as a lone NATO d'Artagnan dueling with Russian bombast, disinformation… https://t.co/yyn22c7Nm3
Retweeted by Hans de VreijPiece I did for @BBCWorld on the chill in Czech-Russia relations in the wake of the alleged GRU sabotage op that le… https://t.co/Kxohb4iDwU
Retweeted by Hans de VreijAfter an elite Chinese hacker broke into an iPhone, Chinese intelligence used it virtually overnight as a weapon ag… https://t.co/6vTnK1ptC9
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5/8
2021
The US military dropped off its last batch of artillery shells carrying deadly VX nerve agent to be destroyed https://t.co/GkRoy3ZNJC
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij'Its presence inside storage containers of large volume at a previously declared chemical weapons facility may impl… https://t.co/R6G3aGH0hMNogal vernietigend artikel over de aanschaf van voertuigen voor de krijgsmacht https://t.co/WF1tzBH7Vg (abo's)… https://t.co/z1udawK7LmDe herdenking van Pim Fortuyn was gisteren blijkbaar vooral een bijeenkomst van extreemrechtse corona-activisten va… https://t.co/p0aVNJ35LO
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij#Ukraine #OSCE https://t.co/VOt2IIs0EZ"The involvement of this G.R.U. unit is consistent with Russia encouraging attacks against U.S. and coalition perso… https://t.co/3MuiwEmbzf#LIMC https://t.co/SxnXFTBkJyDe NOS en NPO eisen dat het Openbaar Ministerie journaalkaper Tarik Z. alsnog gaat vervolgen voor een intimiderend… https://t.co/cbPeA1b7FD
Retweeted by Hans de VreijOndanks spanningen vaart Nederlandse marine mee op missie door Zuid-Chinese Zee: 'We staan voor vrije international… https://t.co/BKtlFbjHsL
Retweeted by Hans de VreijAmnesty International has decided to re-designate Alexei Navalny as a “Prisoner of Conscience”. https://t.co/Zg17f5DG527575 nieuwe besmettingen, voor het eerst in drie weken minder dan 800 covid-patiënten op IC https://t.co/JOvXcsUGCa
Retweeted by Hans de VreijShipping news: HMS Severn has arrived at Bournemouth; HMS Tamar is east of the Isle of Wight. The two navy ships ha… https://t.co/faNSYiHxoYAmnesty International to restore 'prisoner of conscience' status to Russia's Navalny -aide https://t.co/H3QYz7E5fG https://t.co/0AU0RnlGKu
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij @jeroenhcss @NOS En ieder marineschip een fregat. En alles op rupsbanden een tank. En iedere houwitser een kanon. Etc. etc. :)Row over Jersey fishing rights pits UK against Paris and Brussels in first major trade dispute of Brexit era https://t.co/w2PA5jcI2N
Retweeted by Hans de VreijUPDATE #Uruzgan #TarinKowt De stad is NIET, ik herhaal NIET ingenomen door de #Taliban.
Retweeted by Hans de VreijRussian Su-57 fighters cause mysterious sound that frightened Moscow residents https://t.co/mhAh9PpTbj https://t.co/qDz5NARgYo
Retweeted by Hans de VreijThe Finnish Defense Forces released an intelligence review for 2021, including this infographic with the military f… https://t.co/v5jVAXaTjH
Retweeted by Hans de VreijGoedemorgen... Nouja... goed... Ik krijg slechte berichten over #Uruzgan. Uit onbevestigde bronnen schijnt na… https://t.co/mVkd2kf3Th
Retweeted by Hans de VreijFrench fishermen threaten to blockade Calais next Exclusive by @jamesfraney & @HarriLine https://t.co/FnfQmVSjiS
Retweeted by Hans de VreijMeanwhile, France shrugs! https://t.co/KUmAmzo1iV https://t.co/ATkW8HX51C
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij🇫🇷🇯🇪 Some dramatic images making the national newspaper front pages today. Yesterday’s blockade of Jersey’s port b… https://t.co/Ez7TSYqiBh
Retweeted by Hans de VreijMinister Stef Blok van Buitenlandse Zaken is weer terug in Nederland. Gisteren bezocht hij met zijn Belgische en Lu… https://t.co/VQtnLSdoGwHet normaal zo rustige en haast slaperige eiland Jersey is plotseling het epicentrum van een nieuwe brexitruzie tus… https://t.co/3UEeNlRBcP
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij'UK withdraws patrol boats from Jersey after French Brexit row' https://t.co/XiL0WmgIGdJersey: HMS Severn is still "preparing to return to port in the UK." HMS Tamar turned off its AIS position signal 9… https://t.co/bChKsPoB7M
5/7
2021
Vandaag bezocht ik met Benelux collega’s @sophie_wilmes en Jean Asselborn de controlepost bij het door Rusland gest… https://t.co/4dULJYPVEf
Retweeted by Hans de VreijThe European Commission said the UK’s failure to justify and give advance warning about special conditions attached… https://t.co/Rvyr6m4a6v
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij'We are pleased that French fishing boats have now left the vicinity of Jersey. Given the situation is resolved for… https://t.co/uZkjDp4eT0'French fishers’ protest over Jersey rights is over but the dispute will go on' https://t.co/kYnQGHBsyVFrench official ships Athos (Gendarmerie) and Themis (Ministry of Infrastructure) have withdrawn from the Jersey ar… https://t.co/2GbHfdsVTFDe drie #BENELUX ministers van Buitenlandse Zaken @Sophie_Wilmes, Stef Blok en Jean Asselborn laten zich met veilig… https://t.co/a6a2ySxz2E
Retweeted by Hans de VreijVanochtend ben ik helaas positief getest op corona. Ik zit nu samen met mijn gezin in quarantaine en zal mijn werkz… https://t.co/uoq9IUVWpb
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij'Ziekenhuizen gaan 1 miljoen extra prikken per week zetten' https://t.co/HMeO49aV2G via @NieuwsuurJersey has 130 fishing vessels, imports 3/4 of the seafood it eats, and relies on Italy, Spain and France to buy 80… https://t.co/CcAtBDhbW0
Retweeted by Hans de VreijFinnish Military Intelligence Review 2021 - USNI News https://t.co/g1vO0J9KvT https://t.co/hT2srYvpJL
Retweeted by Hans de VreijThe United States this week joined a European Union effort focused on clearing bureaucratic obstacles that stand in… https://t.co/VqTOX0Gyfh
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij'Verdachte shovel-aanslag Lunteren drie maanden langer vast' https://t.co/5WrUoshQ4FYouTube is apparently helping Russia’s state censor to restrict access to @Navalny’s strategic voting initiative. M… https://t.co/hq0vmbAyDo
Retweeted by Hans de VreijRIVM meldt 6861 nieuwe besmettingen, bezetting IC's iets gedaald https://t.co/uC0xpC95q5Anger over officials meeting French fishermen https://t.co/XAl4pAXmkE
Retweeted by Hans de VreijPhoto of Jersey’s Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister and External Relations Minister on speakerphone to Boris Jo… https://t.co/Uc0txAVUxB
Retweeted by Hans de VreijThe French patrol vessels Athos and Themis (the latter being a civilian ship) are also distancing themselves from J… https://t.co/k66c8Mr6nJ#NATO Allies expressed concern over #Russia’s continuing pattern of destabilising behaviour, and expressed strong s… https://t.co/iNYk8XZg7g
Retweeted by Hans de VreijThe participation of the United States, Canada and Norway in the Dutch-led EU-project Military Mobility enhances Eu… https://t.co/NX6t3l86Kk
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij'Voortaan minder strenge coronaregels voor gevaccineerde of genezen Duitsers' https://t.co/ag5LEvG2urVan Haga: '5 mei-poster ongemakkelijk en onnodig' https://t.co/JfM0KUxBnnDe protesterende Franse vissers bij het Kanaaleiland Jersey keren weer terug naar hun thuishavens. Vanmorgen voeren… https://t.co/aJEYDOrlazJersey: the group of French fishing vessels off St Helier appears to be returning to their home port(s). They were… https://t.co/LQgF80dgEG#Zelensky invites #Biden to visit #Ukraine #USA https://t.co/Fvj5hcMF2v https://t.co/BqDsOFjC7U
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij @PsiloVouno @NOS Haha, goed idee.'Ukraine seeks to buy U.S. air defense systems and anti-sniper technology' https://t.co/b7bM87pYwR #Blinken @NOS Deze opmerking betreft uiteraard alleen de twee Franse schepen die richting Jersey zijn gedirigeerd. De Britse… https://t.co/5c7Yw21x84 @NOS Het zijn géén marineschepen. De Athos is een lichtbewapend patrouillevaartuig van de Gendarmerie, de Themis is… https://t.co/RUqFZgMdn0Spotprent uit @thetimes van enkele maanden geleden - ineens weer heel toepasselijk... ⬇️ #vissers #visserijhttps://t.co/h7GMzsHMz7
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij#UPDATE US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Russia to cease "reckless and aggressive actions" agains… https://t.co/jrWvkYthsE
Retweeted by Hans de VreijZie ook dit bericht van gisteren: https://t.co/sUtuL2aLnG #Benelux #Donbas'Pêche à Jersey. La France déploie deux navires militaires, fortes tensions avec le Royaume-Uni' https://t.co/pBIQjgXUGfDe drie ministers zijn met het Nederlandse regeringstoestel PH-GOV van Kiev naar Kharkov gevlogen. Van daar verder per helikopter.11.15 update: The Commodore Goodwill - the cargo ship scheduled to leave at 7am - is on its way out of St Helier Ha… https://t.co/Ud8Bzedktd
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij11.15 update: French boats remain at the entrance to St Helier harbour. Two Royal Navy vessels remain off Jersey's… https://t.co/18HN2I6RuR
Retweeted by Hans de VreijAußenminister Belgiens, Luxemburgs und der Niederlande reisen heute in den Donbass: „Außenminister Belgiens, Luxemb… https://t.co/Y7uDNbebPE
Retweeted by Hans de VreijMinister Stef Blok van Buitenlandse Zaken en zijn Belgische en Luxemburgse collega's bezoeken oost-Oekraïne (Donbas… https://t.co/AqfFw0Xk5SJersey officials meeting with French fishing leaders https://t.co/ZMNjeZ8add
Retweeted by Hans de VreijOok @SecBlinken bevestigt tijdens persconferentie met @ZelenskyyUa dat er nog steeds een "significant aantal Russis… https://t.co/6zdy4aMhXF
Retweeted by Hans de VreijOok Frankrijk stuurt schepen naar Jersey in snel escalerende visvete: https://t.co/D0UtUfqClj
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij @hdevreij It is a British plane, with registration number G-CJDB
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij @60michalko Thanks !France has dispatched another ship to monitor events around Jersey. It is the patrol vessel Themis (PM41), an unarm… https://t.co/QiRImxBADOAltijd fijn dat de tabloids hier zo lekker kalm blijven als er wat spanningen zijn rondom Jersey en de Franse visse… https://t.co/3fEnqKvxYZ
Retweeted by Hans de VreijCorrection: the French gendarmerie vessel Athos is staying outside of Jersey's *Exclusive Economic Zone* (EEZ) https://t.co/YF1NTkOzsTAn unidentified Citation jet is 'watching' events near Jersey. Safe to presume it's a British plane...… https://t.co/rTyRtILDtNJersey fishing row: live updates from the BBC https://t.co/JmVCbPQB1x https://t.co/B6Sv0p6Bsm'A representative for the Normandy regional fishing committee, which helped organise Thursday's protest, said the F… https://t.co/Yf9yTPhj5FA member of the Jersey Militia reenactment group was seen firing on the French boats with a musket from Elizabeth C… https://t.co/8CXPbz29pQ
Retweeted by Hans de VreijAthos is staying just outside of Jersey's territorial waters. https://t.co/8pDUHsuepzFrance has dispatched a small naval gendarmerie vessel towards Jersey. It's the Athos (A712). At full speed: ~23 kn… https://t.co/SMzn6GZMR3#Jersey https://t.co/MclaQp93vAPlot twist: The vessels have stopped outside the Harbour mouth. Radio chatter suggests they are demanding a governm… https://t.co/d35mmDRDL8
Retweeted by Hans de VreijMark Galeotti: 'It will be impossible to rebuild the delicate legitimacy which, in its own way, the earlier ‘post-m… https://t.co/7raGL6txp9The leader of the protest has asked all vessels to leave the harbour and let the Commodore Goodwill ship depart. He… https://t.co/SgBCLDFOz8
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij @pmakela1 I'm not an expert in international law, but these are private fishing vessels, not French navy ships ;)En ze vertrekken alweer... Het was dus eerder een korte demonstratie dan een echte blokkade van de haven van St Hel… https://t.co/nazOmke8nuThe French fishing ships are moving out of St Helier harbour again. Seems to have been a short demonstration, not a… https://t.co/gvtUVjen1yThe French flotilla is now in St Helier’s harbour while the Royal Navy vessels watch on in the distance. https://t.co/cZ7bdLQ2hU
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij60-70 French boats blockade Jersey's Harbour https://t.co/mVeTy2J2Hn
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij @TEUNOOM In the media and here on Twitter. Try this search: https://t.co/VgHVKx4V2KAround 25 French boats have in the past few minutes made their way into the St Helier Harbour, as a Royal Navy vess… https://t.co/fKjBGvHLzV
Retweeted by Hans de Vreij! Frans vissersschepen blokkeren de haven van St Helier op Jersey. Het is de meest ernstige escalatie in een al lan… https://t.co/nEwvO9nfjb! French fishing vessels are moving to block the port of St Helier on Jersey in a serious escalation of a conflict… https://t.co/dMIPSMBiEdAnother patrol vessel of the Royal Navy has arrived off Jersey. HMS Tamar is currently positioned south of a group… https://t.co/XTcFTSt4QoVK stuurt marineschepen naar Jersey om opgelopen visconflict met Frankrijk https://t.co/prXu7uzIyC
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