Dutch pro-Palestinian activist who accused Netanyahu of racism named deputy foreign minister

A Dutch activist for Palestinian rights who is married to a senior member of the PLO was nominated cabinet minister for international aid at her country’s foreign ministry. Sigrid Kaag’s nomination to the position — the second-most powerful cabinet post at the Dutch foreign ministry — will be formalized in the coming days following the signing of a coalition deal between the ruling People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy and three other partners, including her left-wing D66 party, the NOS public broadcaster reported Friday. Kaag has worked for the United Nations UNRWA agency for relief for Palestinians.
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Dutch pro-Palestinian activist who accused Netanyahu of racism named deputy foreign minister